100 JCBs deployed to restore apple transportation

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Shimla, Aug 22 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh governement is fighting with adverse road condition in apple producing areas and added 20 more JCBs today to restore traffice to transport apple in the state.

Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Minister Nariender Bragata said that state adminstration has increased JCB machine and 100 JCBs are restoring traffic in view of apple season in the state.

He said that 64 Lakh apple boxes had been sent to different markets and 3200 MT apple had been procured through 249 centre opened under MIS Scheme in the state.

Mr Bragta added that 15 lakh carton boxes sold in different market and government was keeping stirct vigil on packaging and transport of apple.

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