The Union Minister for Agriculture < Farmers’ Welfare, Rural Development < Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Parshottam Rupala called for organising such Farmers’ Fairs in every state. He urged the Agriculture Institutes and scientists to ensure that superior seeds are provided to farmers at reasonable rates.
Pointing out that the Government and the Agriculture Institutes are committed to promoting Agriculture, MoS (Agriculture < Farmers’ Welfare) Shri Kailash Choudhary hoped a day will come when the farmer is no longer a borrower but becomes creditor.
In his address, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) < Managing Director, PBRI. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Tomar said the MoU will promote Organic Farming with the R<D expertise of ICAR and the indigenization efforts of Patanjali in a wide range of products.