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Alternate land identified for setting up Farmer Training Centre

Alternate land identified for setting up Farmer Training Centre

SRINAGAR: The administration of Jammu & Kashmir has identified land for setting up of the Farmers Training Centre (FTC) by Jammu & Kashmir Bank in Kashmir Valley while memorandum-cum-agreement has been signed for establishing FTC by the Punjab National Bank in Jammu.

Documents reveal that MOU-cum- agreement for the transfer of land measuring 49 Kanal 05 marla for FTC in Jammu has been signed on September 10.

Similarly, the district administration Pulwama has recommended allotment of 60 kanals of land for setting up FTC in Kashmir. “DDC Pulwama vide letter dated September 6, 2021 has recommended allotment of land for FTC Kashmir to Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and allotment order is awaited,” read the documents.

The earlier identified land measuring 60 kanal for FTC Kashmir was allocated to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

“The district administration has identified alternate land measuring 60 Kanal under survey Nos. 408 min (02 K 02 M) and 409 min (57 K 18 M) recorded as State land situated in estate Sether Gund, tehsil Kakapora for setting up FTC,” read the documents.

The proposal of setting up of FTCs in Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh regions by J&K. Bank, PNB and SBI, respectively, under the guidance from NABARD was approved by J&K State Level Bankers Committee (SLBC) in its 91st meeting held on December 16, 2013.

“In 97th meeting of J&K SLBC, J&K government was requested to take necessary measures for allotment of land to the concerned banks for the purpose,” the documents further reveal—(KNO)


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Alternate land identified for setting up Farmer Training Centre