Cabinet gives nod to adoption of WBCIS for apple, saffron, mango, litchi

Cabinet directed the Agriculture Production Department to concretize the scheme in consultation with the Finance and the Planning Development & Monitoring Department before its final roll out.

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Jammu, Publish Date: Mar 21 2018 1:01AM | Updated Date: Mar 21 2018 1:01AM
Cabinet gives nod to adoption of WBCIS for apple, saffron, mango, litchiFile Photo

The Cabinet accorded in principle sanction to the adoption of the Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) in respect of Horticulture Crops  viz apple, saffron, mango  and litchi for Jammu and Kashmir in addition to “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana” (PMFB) as per the operational guidelines of the scheme circulated by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India w.e.f Kharif 2016 and for implementation in the State by the Agriculture Production Department.

 Cabinet directed the Agriculture Production Department to concretize the scheme in consultation with the Finance and the Planning Development & Monitoring Department before its final roll out.

Approves creation of 3 posts in Super Time Scale of J&K Accounts (G) Service 

The Cabinet accorded sanction to the creation of three posts in the Super Time Scale of J&K Accounts (Gazetted) Service in the pay band of Rs 37,400-67,000 with GP of Rs 10,000, taking the number of posts in the Special Scale and Super Time Scale of the service to 38 and 7 respectively.

 

CSC ON RELAXATION IN SRO-43 CASES

The cabinet constituted a cabinet sub-committee to look into the issues relating to grant of relaxation in militancy related SRO-43 cases.

Headed by deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh, the committee comprises of minister for Social Welfare Sajjad Gani Lone and Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari, an order issued by the General Administration Department reads.

The cabinet sub-committee shall be serviced by the General Administration Department, it further states.

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