The Karnataka government has determined Chikkaballapur, Kolar and Bangalore (Rural) districts as rose onion clusters for encouraging their exports below the Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) of the Centre via different interventions.
Four farmer producer organisations from Chikkaballapur signed an MoU just lately with BS Allium Cepa Exports for advertising rose onion exports, an official release reported. About two,five hundred farmers are probable to gain from the initiative, in accordance to Karnataka Condition Agricultural Make Processing and Export Corporation Ltd (KAPPEC).
Niraj Kumar Verma, CGM, Nabard, reported that this joint initiative in between his organisation and KAPPEC involving FPOs addresses the provide chain constraints involving rose onion crop in standard and encourage their exports.
B Shivaraju, Taking care of Director, KAPPEC, reported that the company is working as for every the action prepare and strategy paper geared up by the Condition government to put into practice the AEP with the supreme aim of export facilitation.
Verma reported efforts are staying manufactured to boost export opportunity of more crops these kinds of as pomegranate, espresso and black pepper.