Srinagar, Nov 4: The administration of Jammu & Kashmir has taken a strong note of delay in setting up of farmer training centers (FTCs) at Jammu and Kashmir and directed the concerned to complete the process of allotment of land at an earliest.
The minutes of 4th Union Territory Level Bankers Committee (UTLBC), reveals that Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta took a strong note of delay in setting up of FTCs at Jammu and Kashmir and directed the concerned to complete the process of allotment of land to J&K Bank for FTC Kashmir at an earliest.
The issue of setting up FTCs in Kashmir and Jammu respectively by Jammu & Kashmir Bank and Punjab National Bank came up discussion during the UTLBC meeting which was chaired by Union Minister of State of Finance Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad at mini-secretariat Ganderbal.
The participants of the meeting were informed that as per information received from Punjab National Bank MoU cum agreement for transfer of land measuring 49 kanals and five marlas for FTC Jammu has been signed on September 10, 2021.
About setting-up FTC FTC Kashmir, the participants were informed that district administration Pulwama has identified alternate land measuring 60 kanals under survey Nos. 408 min (two kanals 02 marlas) and 409 min (57 kanals 18 marlas) recorded as State land situated in estate Sethergund tehsil Kakapora for setting up of FTC. “DDC Pulwama has recommended allotment of land for FTC Kashmir to divisional commissioner Kashmir and allotment order is awaited,” the record note further reveals.