Agriculture and its allied activities are the primary source of livelihood for about 58 percent of India’s population. It also plays a critical role in the growth and development of the Indian Economy as more than half of the country’s population depends on this sector for their livelihood. Gross Value Added by agriculture, forestry and fisheries is estimated at Rs 17.67 trillion (US$ 274.23 billion) in FY18.
J&K has agro-climatic conditions best suited for agriculture and allied activities. Around 70 % of the population of the state resides in the rural areas and are directly or indirectly dependent upon this sector for their livelihood and employability. Agri-Horticulture plays a critical role in the economic development of J&K and is also a primary sector for employment and income generation.
Knowing the importance of Agri-Horticulture , CII J&K is organizing a conference on Re-Shaping J&K Agri- Horticulture. The Conference offers a common platform for all the stakeholders in Agri-Horticulture sector to meet and interact and also to introduce advanced technologies and recent scientific explorations as well as future of agriculture and allied activities in the State.
The conference will cover the following:-
· Current trends in the Agri- Horticulture Sector in J&K
· Innovative Technology Solutions
· Innovations in Agro Marketing
· Complete Value Chain Solutions
· State Government: Key Policy Initiatives
This is the best opportunity to reach the assemblage of participants from the Agriculture Science and Horticulture community. Renowned speakers, the most recent techniques, developments, and the newest updates in Agriculture Science are hallmarks of this conference. This will facilitate stakeholders to not only understand the overall agriculture scenario but also draw up a roadmap to help Agri- Horticulture in J&K to move to the next level of Growth.