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KVIC distributes 2330 Bee-Boxes in Kashmir beating its own record

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has created a world record of distributing maximum number of bee-boxes in one day. This was achieved by the in the area at Kupwara in beating its previous best of 1000 bee boxes distributed in area among the Mishing tribe on the occasion of World Bee Day.

Two thousand three hundred thirty(2330) bee-boxes were distributed among 233 beneficiaries in the area.

Jammu and Deputy Chief Minister,Kavinder Gupta, said that the KVIC's programmes could generate jobs in the valley.

The Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena, said that the 'Mission' is aimed to fulfil the call of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, for a Sweet Kranti. The KVIC made an action plan named 'Mission' - with a target to distribute 1.3 lakh bee-boxes before November 2018 across the country and so far 27,000 bee-boxes have already been distributed. The further added that KVIC is the nodal agency of Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) under which loans will be provided for setting up units of processing, bottling, packaging and labelling units for the honey.

helped in providing training and also provided 10 percent financefor setting up of the apiaries, thereby providing the beneficiaries a platform for earning livelihood.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 16:34 IST