*DDC Doda dedicates Refrigerated Van to the Farmers of Doda district* _Said this initiative will safeguard the interest of the farming community and will boost the Agricultural economy of the district_
Publish Date : 01/06/2020
To facilitate the farmers of District Doda,District Development Commissioner,Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode today dedicated one fully air conditioned refrigerated van to the farmer’s of the district.
While speaking on the occasion DDC Doda at the outset extended warm regards to the Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary for sending this refrigerator van for the progressive farmer’s of the district, besides informed that various areas of the district are mainly known for high production of Vegetables and Fruits and to ensure the transportation of the local produce to the respective mandis in preserve form this refrigerator van will play a pivotal role in this regard.
Besides DDC Informed that the refrigerator van is having huge capacity and near about 90 quintal can be carried and transported at a time in fresh manner.He also said that this Refrigerated Van will be utilized to carry the perishable agricultural produce of the farmers to markets / mandies adding that soon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in this regard will be signed with FPOs/ FIGs/CIGs under PPP Mode.
“This Refrigerated Van will facilitate the distant marketing of vegetables and other agriculture products without deterioration of their quality,” DDC added.
Others who were present during the occasion are ADC Doda Kishori Lal Sharma,ACR Doda Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani,Chief Agriculture Officer Shahid Iqbal besides other officials of agriculture department.