Dr. Angamuthu appointed member of J&K’s apex committee to frame comprehensive agricultural policy
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has appointed Dr M. Angamuthu as a member of the Union Territory Level Apex Committee for recommending a suitable policy regime for the promotion of export-oriented agricultural commodities from the Union territory.
In an order by General Administration Department, the government ordered that Dr. M. Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, APEDA, New Delhi, shall also be the Member of the Union Territory Level Apex Committee constituted in terms of Government Order No.985 -JK(GAD) dated. 30.8.2022, for recommending a suitable policy regime for the promotion of export oriented agricultural commodities from the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir.
The order also notified some additional Goals & Targets for the next five years for the committee. These include: “a. Increase agricultural exports from 190 Crores to 3000 Crores from J&K, b. Diversify export base and increase high- and value-added agricultural exports, c. Promote “Brand JK” for its uniqueness and quality, d. Promote novel Ethnic, Traditional, Organic and Non-Traditional agricultural products, e. Enable and empower Farmers for Export opportunities.”