Dulloo reviews progress on Capex, CSS, NABARD for animal husbandry, sheep and fisheries

Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agricultural Production Department (APD), Atal Dulloo today chaired a meeting at the Civil Secretariat here to review progress under UT CAPEX, RIDF-NABARD , programs and deliverables centrally sponsored 2022-23 implemented by Departments of Animal Husbandry/Sheep and Fisheries (ASH&F).

The meeting was attended by Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Special Secretary ASH&F, Livestock Manager Jammu/Kashmir, Sheep Farm Manager Jammu/Kashmir, Fisheries Manager, Finance Manager ASH&F, technical agents, ASH&F. Officers based in Jammu attended the meeting via video conference.

During the meeting, detailed deliberations took place on the physical and financial progress made by the Departments under the Capex 2022-23 and CSS in the current fiscal year.

Atal Dulloo discussed the capital expenditure by activity of Livestock, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments under these programs in Jammu and Kashmir. He emphasized the achievement of objectives and the expenditure of resources strictly within the framework of budgetary provisions.

While chairing the meeting, Atal Dulloo urged officers to prepare field staff so that substantial progress on UT capex and other programs can be made. He said any nonchalant approach from any officer will be dealt with forcefully. He also asked them to use resources efficiently so that the maximum number of people benefit from these programs.

ACS further instructed officers to coordinate efforts to have the two semen stations in Jammu and Kashmir certified by the Central Monitoring Unit. He also said certification of animal and sheep breeding laboratories should be worked on. He also said that emphasis should be placed on livestock registration and insurance so that more and more people benefit.

While reviewing the progress made on the deliverables for the year 2011-23 by the Department of Animal and Sheep Farming and Fisheries, Atal Dulloo instructed officers to exert strenuous efforts to ensure that all deliverables are achieved on time. A detailed presentation was made, giving a detailed overview of approved expenditure under various schemes.

Earlier, Atal Dulloo also chaired a meeting to discuss and review the proposal submitted by the Wool and Wool Export Promotion Council (WWEPC) to establish a wool development and marketing platform in Jammu- and Kashmir with processing facilities with J&K government through PPP mode.

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