Altaf Bukhari appointed member Horticulture Board

Srinagar: J&K Government Friday ordered that MLA Amira Kadal, Syed Altaf Bukhari shall replace Muhammad Khalil Bandh as member of the State Horticulture Board.
GAD issued an order in this regard, an official handout said.

The government also ordered that MLAs Shakti Raj, Rajeev Sharma, Rajiv Jasrotia and Shah Muhammad will also be members of the Board, which was reconstituted in August this year.
The Board headed by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and comprising MLAs, experts and officials from both Central and State Governments, will work for promotion of horticulture sector in JK, which is considered as backbone of Kashmir’s economy.

“The Board will guide formulation of policies governing integrated development of horticulture industry in the state and identifying short-term and long-term strategies as per the policies,” it said.