Union Minister of State for Agriculture Shobha Karandlaje on Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir and highlighted that the Union Government is planning to expand irrigation projects in the Union Territory.
Karandlaje briefly told reporters, “In the coming days, Jammu and Kashmir and highlighted that the central government is planning to expand irrigation projects in the union territory. He said that, “Jammu and Kashmir will become self-sufficient in pulses, vegetables and grains in the coming days. We are also expanding our irrigation projects. A dam is being constructed which will provide irrigation water to one lakh acres of land in Kathua and Samba districts. “
is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, i.e. from 18 to 19 October. During his visit to the Union Territory yesterday, Karandlaje inaugurated various public outreach programmes. He wrote in a tweet, “On my two day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, visited Dayala Chak in Hiranagar, Kathua district. Inaugurated the public relations program at Shivalik Resort and interacted with the public. Our government is committed to bring prosperity to the region.”