Government is taking every step to ensure holistic development of farmers, asserts Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government is taking every step to ensure holistic development of farmers and enrichment of the agriculture sector in the country.
He said, farmers in the country have started benefitting from the reforms brought by the Centre. Mr. Tomar said, extending the benefits of the IT sector to the farmers, the government is utilizing modern tools of communication for dissemination of useful information.
On creation of a data bank of farmers in the country, the Agriculture Minister said its resources will be utilized to inform farmers about soil health, send forewarning of floods and even maintenance of land records of agricultural fields. Mr. Tomar said, the government aims at making agriculture profitable with assured returns for the farmers.
Speaking at the inaugural session of the 10th Knowledge Exchange Summit, the Agriculture Minister said a promising agri sector in the country will be able to attract people from the new generation towards it