Decks cleared for USD 100 million support by IFAD in J-K


The Jammu and Kashmir administration has cleared decks for USD 100 million support by International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) through implementation of “competitiveness improvement of Agriculture and Allied Sectors Project (JKCIP)”, an official spokesman said.

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha gave a green signal to propose the JKCIP project to the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) for financing through IFAD, the spokesman said.

He said the project shall contribute to the sustained increase in incomes of rural households by improving pre-production, production and post production verticals of agriculture.