“The agriculture sector wants funding. Connecting agriculture with know-how is the necessity of the hour,” Tomar mentioned.
Stating that the maize crop has a number of advantages as it’s used as foodgrain, and animal feed, apart from making ethanol, the minister mentioned the federal government has elevated the minimal help value (MSP) for maize considerably to reinforce manufacturing of this coarse cereal.
Tomar assured the trade that he would contemplate the strategies made by them primarily based on the deliberation made at this summit. He additionally highlighted that the agriculture sector is essential for the Indian financial system.
Tomar mentioned the sector carried out exceedingly nicely in the course of the COVID pandemic.
Farmers produced bumper foodgrains whereas the federal government made document procurement of paddy and wheat crops, he added.
The minister mentioned India’s exports of agricultural produce crossed Rs 4 lakh crore, which is an encouraging improvement.
The minister mentioned the federal government is dedicated to the expansion of farmers and rural areas in addition to industries.