Govt allows export of J&K Basmati rice to USA, UAE and Jordan
Jammu : Set to make its presence in international food market, the Centre has permitted export of J&K Basmati to US, Jordan and Saudi Arbia so that the farmers of the state could be benefited.
"The Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, has permitted export of Sarveshwar Basmati of J&K to USA, Jordan and Saudi Arbia so that the farmers of the state could be benefited", Minister for Agriculture Production Ghulam Hassan Mir said here on Wednesday.
He said the US government has recently approved the quality of Sarveshwar Basmati Milling unit out of 18 units of the world.
The Minister emphasised the Sarveshwar Milling unit to ensure quality production and export of their famous Basmati brand to US as this will not only be an individual effort but it will represent the state of J&K abroad.
Mir inspected various milling units like drying, parboiling, milling, grading sorting facilities with colour sotter, online metal detections and fully automated packaging unit here yesterday.