Last Updated: Feb 09, 2024
President Droupadi Murmu today said that the Government’s policies including Fasal Bima Yojana, Irrigation policy, and Minimum Support Price are ensuring the empowerment of Indian farmers. Speaking at the Sixty Second Convocation of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi, President Murmu said that agriculture has a pivotal role to play in the growth of the country. The President called for more action to lift farmers out of poverty and ensure the right price for their produce even as the government is making speedy efforts to boost their income.
Present on the occasion, Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda released the IARI’s 30 improved crop varieties and publications.