JAMMU, JULY 23, 2020: Jammu & Kashmir Government is going to bring out two Coffee table books on Agriculture and allied specialties of the Union Territory as part of its exports promotion campaign.
Among the two proposed coffee table books, one would be on Agriculture, Animal/Sheep Husbandry and the other exclusively on the Horticulture Sector.
The modalities for the publications were finalized at a meeting of Agriculture & allied sectors chaired by Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary, here at Civil Secretariat.
The meeting was attended by Director Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Director Horticulture (P&M) of the twin divisions. The Jammu based officers attended the meeting in person, while Kashmir based officers attended through Video Conference.
It was decided that two coffee table books shall be designed and published, one relating to Agriculture, Animal/Sheep Husbandry and the other relating exclusively to the Horticulture Sector.
“These coffee table books are very important and assume great significance in highlighting UT’s march towards development,: the Principal Secretary said. He said the UT’s progress shall be known within and outside the country through such endeavour, which can yield dividends in forms of export and potential.
All activities under Agriculture, Sericulture, Beekeeping marketing, policy documents on Animal/Sheep Husbandry Poultry would be highlighted in the books.
The concerned departments were asked to provide material and HD photographs.
The Principal Secretary exhorted HoDs to come up with crisp information on the specialties and prominent achievement in the respective sectors during the last one year.
It was also decided to create Twitter handles for Animal/Sheep Husbandry on the line of Agriculture and Horticulture Departments. The concerned were asked to complete the exercise in a week’s time.