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Govt notifies rates for shipping out J&K’s Horti, Agri perishable products to domestic, intl destinations

By INS Desk , in Regional Srinagar , at July 8, 2021

SRINAGAR, JULY 8: The Jammu and Kashmir government today notified rates for shipping out Horticulture and Agriculture perishables harvested in the UT through M/s Go Airlines India Limited (Go First) to various domestic and international destinations.

According to a notification issued here by the Horticulture Department in this regard, these rates have been notified in pursuance to the outcome of tendering process followed by signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between M/s Go Airlines India Limited (Go First) and Horticulture Department.

The notification stated that Rs 128 per Kilogram have been fixed for shipment of the said products from Srinagar/Jammu to Dubai, Rs 128 per Kilogram for Srinagar/Jammu to Sharjah, Rs 29 per Kilogram from Srinagar/Jammu to Delhi, Rs 54 per Kilogram from Srinagar/Jammu to Chennai, Rs 52 per kilogram from Srinagar/Jammu to Kolkatta, Rs 39 per kilogram from Srinagar/Jammu to Mumbai/Pune  and Rs 55 per Kilogram have been fixed for shipment of UT’s perishable agriculture and horticulture products from Srinagar/Jammu to Bangaluru. These rates are inclusive of all taxes and Airport handling charges.

Further, 25 per cent subsidy as provisioned under ‘PARVAZ’ scheme, notified vide government order number 49-JK(Horti) of 2021 dated 08.07.0221, shall be provided on air cargo rates reflected in above matrix on Horticulture/Agriculture perishable vis-a-vis Cherry, Strawberry, Plum, Peach, Pear, Litchi and exotic and organic vegetables only.

The organic/exotic vegetables eligible under the ‘PARVAZ’ Scheme would be identified by an Expert Committee to be notified separately.

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