Dilu reviewed the status of AIF, AHIDF, FIDF and NHB projects in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu, November 07: Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) Agriculture Production Department (APD), Atal Dilu today chaired a meeting of officers to review the status of several centrally sponsored schemes.
The ACs reviewed the district wise and project wise status of CSSs including Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF), Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) and Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF) schemes and National Horticulture Board projects. are (NHB) is being taken in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The meeting was attended by Directors of Agriculture, Directors of Horticulture, Directors of Animal Husbandry, and Directors of Sheep Husbandry from both the divisions of Jammu and Kashmir, Director of Fisheries, representatives of UTLBC and other concerned officers.
Officers based in Kashmir participated in the meeting through video conferencing.
During the meeting, it was informed that 214 applications were received on the portal under AIF, out of which 48 were verified and 24 applications were sanctioned amounting to Rs.4.21 crores while Rs.2.16 crores in various projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The amount has been distributed.
Similarly, under AHIDF, the meeting was informed that so far 106 applications have been received out of which 17 have been taken up for screening while six applications have been approved under the scheme by PAC.
In another presentation, Deputy Director NHB, Sansar Ahmed gave a detailed presentation on the current financial and physical status of the projects.
He told the meeting that applications have been received for 11 projects in Jammu division in which multi-term loans have been sanctioned and IPAs have also been issued in various other projects. Similarly, in Kashmir division, he said NHB has received 36 applications in various projects in agriculture and horticulture sector.
On the occasion, Dilu asked the heads of each department to analyze every application rejected by the committee so that necessary reforms are made and the same is not repeated in new applications.
Dulu urged the officers to work more diligently and said that there is ample scope for these schemes and projects under NHB in both the divisions of UT for agriculture and allied sectors and hoped that the concerned departments would More such projects will come. .
He said that vegetable and flower cultivation projects should come from people who should be informed about the schemes to get maximum benefit from these schemes.