Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022: PM Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 02:54
Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Government is continuously working and taking progressive measures to double the farmers` income by 2022. Addressing 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat today through video conferencing, Mr Modi said, the combination of efforts of farmers and government`s policy has resulted in bringing India among the top three countries in the world in the production of many cereals and other food items.

He said, the Centre has also taken several steps to promote the food processing sector. They include opening of the processing sector to 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment and helping in developing value addition and value chain through Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana.
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