Nation will become self-sufficient with the development of the farmers: ICA Minister
With the initiative of Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, a national conference was held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Auditorium in Gujarat on organic farming and earning profit with minimum investment Prime Minister on December 16 morning. addressed farmers across the country.
The programme was shown virtually to the farmers in Jirama Panchayat Samiti Hall as a pan of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Information and Cultural Affains Minister Sushanta Chowdhury attended the programme at Jirania Panchayat Samiti Hallo listen to the Prime Minister’s address. Along with him, Vice Chairman of Jirania Panchayat Samiti Pritam Debnath, Agriculture Superintendent of Jirana agriculture sub-division Subrata Das and Pradhans and Upapradians of different Panchayats attended the programme.
ICA Minister at the end of the programme emphasized upon organic farming and said, organic fertilizers should be used instead of chemical fertilizers that will help nops hold its nutritional value and will also help keep diseases away which is why the central government his emphasized upon organic way of farming.
He called upon the farmers to adapt organic ways of doing farming and took Sikkim as an example of it. He suggested to conduct a seminar for all the farmers in the sub division on organic farming. He said, farmers are our providers which is why we have to give utmost importance to them Modern technology based machineries have come out for agriculture which is resulting in mcrease in income of farmers as the nation will become self-sufficient with the development of the farmers.
He also spoke about Kisan Credit Card. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, soil health cand etc.