Diarytimes Media Network, Shimla Published by : Kumud Sharma, Updated July 16, 2023 by Diary Times
Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu has instructed the officials to restore all the roads in the apple growing areas for traffic before the commencement of the apple season.
He held a meeting with senior officials in Shimla to review the relief work after the heavy rains and floods. Apart from restoring roads in apple growing areas, the Chief Minister also directed to explore the possibility of alternative routes for export of the crop.
He sanctioned an amount of Rs.50 crore to the Public Works Department for the purchase of machinery. Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu told that about two crore apple boxes are expected to be produced in the state in this apple season.
And at the same time the Chief Minister also said that the state government is standing with the orchardists and for this he has given instructions to repair the roads smoothly before the start of the apple season and at the same time he said that if The gardeners have difficulty in taking their crops to the market anywhere, so the government is with you for this also, we will help you in this problem too.