Farmers affected due to early snowfall to get all possible assistance : LG Sinha

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday said that the farmers, who suffered losses due to the recent early snowfall, will get “all possible assistance” from the government.

“The government will provide all possible assistance to the farmers who suffered losses due to untimely snowfall,” news agency KNO quoted LG Sinha saying while talking to media persons after inaugurating Apple Festival at SKICC Srinagar.

The LG said that a committee has been constituted in this regard which has been asked come up with the exact figure of losses.

He further said that agriculture and allied sectors are contributing to J&K’s economy adding that apple production will be increased in the UT by 10 percent in the next three years.