Saffron Spice Promotion
Saffron is among the costliest spice of the world . It is a very precious spice grown in Kashmir .
Saffron grown in Kashmir has multiple health benefits .It is also used for sleep problems (insomnia), cancer, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), intestinal gas (flatulence), depression, Alzheimer’s disease, fright, shock, spitting up blood (hemoptysis), pain, heartburn, and dry skin. Women use saffron for menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).In a welcome Development ,the government is giving much needed support to the saffron sector of Kashmir .
Under the Union Government’s public outreach programme, the Union Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan had a detailed visit to Indian International Trade Saffron Spice Park, Pampore today where he inspected various departments of the processing unit.
As per a statement in addition to the Stigma Separation Center, the minister also inspected the drawing, grading, packing and E-Auction Centers at the park.
On the occasion, the Minister said that the Central Government is ready to provide all possible help and support to the farmers. With the existence of Spice Park, the income out of saffron production of growers has doubled. Center will provide all kind of facilities and assistance to the farmers that will make the lives of our farmers prosperous, he added.
Chauhan met various stakeholders, including Fruit growers, NRLM beneficiaries, Youth, Sports, Traders Association, Industrial Unit Holders and listened to their issues. The delegations put forth their demands and projected many other issues of public concern.
The union minister also spoke to delegations, who presented grievances before the Minister. They were assured that the government will take up the issues on priority to resolve the legitimate demands of these delegations.It is a good development that all important Saffron spice of Kashmir is getting well needed attention.