Srinagar: The modern oil extraction plant set up in Srinagar has emerged as a major boost for floriculture sector in the state and even generated employment in Jammu and Kashmir.
The state has been focusing on boosting floriculture since it became a union territory in 2019.
Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director, Agriculture, Kashmir told ANI the government is making efforts towards crop diversification and enhancing the income of the farmers.
"There is no problem with money. The government is providing the best financial assistance to the agriculture sector. Through floriculture, the government is working for diversification of crops for the benefit of farmers and giving sustainability to their incomes," Andrabi told the Indian news agency.
He said the oil extraction plant set up at Lal Mandi in Srinagar is going to help the sector.
"The plant incorporates latest international technology and will help the farmers and floriculture sector," he said.
Image: Dept of Floriculture
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