Fruit and Vegetable Mandies:

  • 3 Terminal Mandies are functional and 2 are under development.
  • 11 SatelliteMandies are functional and 9 under development.
  • There are 10 APNI Mandies at various stages of development.

S.No. Category of Markets Functional At Final Stage Under Development
Terminal Markets Narwal Jablipora
Satellite Markets Shopian Zazna Ganderbal
Pulwama Pachhar Kupwara Leh
Kulgam Baramulla
Charar-i-Sharief Paryote Doda
Handwara Poonch
Batingoo Bishnah
Akhnoor Kargil
Udhampur Batote
Kathua Aglar Shopian
APNI Mandies Mandi Poonch Tapyal
Mari Reasi Dayala Chak (Chadwal)
Pouni Reasi
Garian Udhampur
Khansahib Budgam
Nunmai Kulgam

Development of Nurseries:

  • Department of Horticulture has 138 nurseries (Kashmir-70 and Jammu-68) across the State, out of which 56 nurseries have been accredited (Kashmir 26 and Jammu 30) by National Horticulture Board (NHB).
  • 307 private nurseries are registered with the Department out of which 168 are accredited.

Centers of Excellence

  • Two Centers of excellence (CoE) one at Jammu and other at Kashmir are being established at an estimated cost of Rs. 9.02 & 7.84 crore respectively.
  • These Centerswill have the facilities for production of high quality fruit plants, micro irrigation, high-tech greenhouse technology, Tissue culture labs, bio-control labs, weather forecasting units etc.
  • These Centers will showcase and disseminate innovative technologies forpreserving germ-plasm and multiplication of improved and high yielding varieties etc.
  • These will act as demonstration Centers for transfer of latest technology to the farmers/growers.