Apples

Withering Orchards

Withering Orchards

The longstanding promise of the authorities to procure refrigerated vans for the safe transport of apples is yet to fully materialise. There aren’t sufficient cold storage facilities that could have helped growers

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Fear Lurks Across Kashmir’s Apple Orchards

Spread across 1.87 lakh acres and catering to the livelihoods of around 3.5 million people, the apple industry is threatening to become a site of Kashmiri versus outsiders tussle. This threatens the state’s Rs10,000 crore ($1.4 billion) horticulture industry

Embattled Apple Trade

Embattled Apple Trade

The government’s efforts to salvage the apple season through Market Intervention Scheme haven’t succeeded. NAFED was accused by the apple farmers of paying less money per kilogram of the apple. So, they preferred selling outside to earn higher profit

Killing of Truckers Attack on Kashmir Economy: DGP

Killing of Truckers Attack on Kashmir Economy: DGP

Terming the killing of truckers as an attack on the economy and livelihood of the people, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh on Saturday said the investigation into such cases was underway and that the police have got important clues.

40,000 Boxes Procured Under Apple Scheme 

40,000 Boxes Procured Under Apple Scheme 

Under the recently launched MIS scheme, over 40,000 apple boxes have been procured from registered farmers at New Mega Fruit Mandi Aglar Shopian

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