Data regarding horticulture crop, vegetables, spices to go online

Excelsior Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Oct 10: Data regarding horticulture crop, vegetable, spices at district level will soon be kept available online with the help of HAPIS software.
In order to submit online estimation of horticulture crop, vegetables and spices, a workshop cum training session was held at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi under the chairmanship of  Mamta Sexana, Advisor to Horticulture Ministry, Government of India. Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, was also present on the occasion.
Training regarding uploading of on line data was imparted to concerned officers and officials of the department so that online estimation of vegetables, fruits and spices shall be uploaded at district level for which Ministry of Horticulture, Government of India has developed a software HAPIS.
It is pertinent to mention here that previously the area/ production estimation was given at State level but now online estimation will be uploaded at District level.
The advance estimation of the crops will be uploaded at the end of November, while second in April, third in ending July and final estimation will be given by the end of November.
It was impressed upon the officers to upload the online information separately for all vegetable crops. To start with the officers were asked to upload the weekly information about the area and production of potato and onion crops.
It was also desired that comprehensive figures about the area and production of different vegetables/spices for the previous years 2013-14, 2014-15 & 2015-16 be also uploaded online.
The Chief Agriculture Officers and officials dealing with the online portal were also present in the workshop.