Srinagar October, Oct. 23 -- Principal Secretary, Horticulture Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary chaired a preparatory meeting for implementation of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for Apple.

The meeting was attended by Director Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, Director Horticulture (P&M), J&K, Imam Din, Managing Director, J&K HPMC, Shafat Sultan, senior officer from National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) and officer from National Horticulture Board (NHB).

Choudhary impressed upon all the officers involved in implementation of the scheme to ensure that the basic purpose of buying apple from the growers at their doorsteps with immediate payment directly to the bank accounts of the apple growe...