Thursday, September 25, 2014


Floods have washed out Kashmir apple crop worth Rs 1,000 crore leaving a devastating impact on growers and the collateral damage for the consumers in the rest of the country. Apple is the mainstay of Kashmir’s economy with a turnover of Rs 1,200 crore a year and its production in the state has reached about 1.6 million metric tonnes annually. With the supply line closed from Kashmir, the price of apple has already started shooting up by 40-45 per cent.
Sept 21

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