Hry govt constitutes a Working Group for study in the fields of horticulture with Israeli experts

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Haryana Government has constituted a Working Group for study in the fields of horticulture, irrigation, agriculture and dairy technologies and to interact with Israeli experts in the areas of co-operation as envisaged under Indo-Israel Work Plan.
While stating this on Tuesday, an official spokesman said that the Working Group has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture. The   members of the working group included Vice Chancellor, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Director General, Agriculture, Director General, Horticulture, Director General, Animal Husbandry, Engineer-in-Chief, Public Health and Engineer-in-Chief, Irrigation. Mission Director, Haryana State Horticulture Development Agency would be Member Secretary.
The spokesperson said that the working group would also submit an action plan in the areas of technology transfer, import of high-yielding planting material, continuous transport technology in horticulture, area of cooperation in the field of organic farming and bee-breeding programme and transfer of technology for use of brackish water for agriculture. The group would also prepare an action plan for transfer of technology for use of sewerage water for agriculture, transfer of technology in the field of animal dairy technology and fisheries and setting up of unit in industrial area in Haryana to manufacture plastic film and micro irrigation facilities.
The duration of the Working Group would be for three years or till a new working group is constituted, whichever is earlier. The Working Group would visit Israel as and when required with prior approval from the Government for active consultation with Government of Israel and the Embassy of Israel in India. The Working Group would meet from time to time as required and at least thrice a year, he added.
The spokesman said that a notification to this effect has been issued.

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