Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emphasised on farmers getting extra avenues to promote crops and mentioned a meals processing revolution was wanted within the nation for worth addition to farm produce and to grasp higher costs.
Addressing a webinar on efficient implementation of Finances provisions relating to the Agriculture Ministry, he underlined the necessity for elevated participation of personal gamers within the farm sector, together with in analysis and improvement (R&D) work.
With out making any direct reference to the three new farm reform legal guidelines or to the three-month-old agitation by farmers, Modi mentioned there’s a want for increasing choices for the nation’s farming neighborhood to promote agri produce.
“At present the necessity of the hour is that farmers of the nation get increasingly more choices to promote their produce,” he mentioned.
Restrictions had a unfavorable impression on the sector, he added.
Whereas the Modi authorities says the three legal guidelines give farmers alternate choices to promote their produce, 1000’s of farmers from Punjab and different states have been protesting at Delhi borders in opposition to the legal guidelines which they see will