SME Times News Bureau | 20 Jun, 2018
Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday
interacted with farmers across the country, through video bridge.
2 lakh Common Service Centres (CSC) and 600 Krishim Vigyan Kendras
(KVK) were connected through the video dialogue.
is the seventh interaction in the series by the Prime Minister
through video conference with various beneficiaries of Government
his vision for farmers overall welfare in the country,
Prime Minister said that government is working towards doubling the
farmer’s income by 2022 and to provide farmers maximum price of
added that the effort is to ensure that farmers receive help during
all steps of farming, from preparation of crops to its sales.
emphasized that Government is keenon ensuring minimal cost of raw
material, providing fair value for the produce, stopping wastage of
the produce and ensuring alternate sources of income for the farmers.
said that the Government is committed that farmers should feel that
from ‘Beej Se Bazaar’ (Seed to Market), how various initiatives
helped the farmers to improve traditional farming.
about the transformationof the farming sector, Modi said that the
agriculture sector has developed rapidly in the last 48 months.
added that there has been record production of milk, fruits and
vegetables in the country during the period.
with the famers’, Prime Minister told
about different schemes the government has launched for the farm
expressed delight in the collective strength displayed by the farmers
through the formation ofFarmer Producer Group and FPO (Farmer
Producer Organisation), enabling them to get agricultural inputs at
low cost and marketing their produce effectively.