Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India ensured food security for its 1.3 billion citizens and also supplied food grains to many needy countries during the covid pandemic.
Addressing the first working session of G-20 on the issue of Food and Energy Security in Bali, Indonesia today, Mr Modi said, in the context of food security, the present shortage of Fertilizers is also a big crisis. He said that today’s fertilizer shortage is tomorrow’s food crisis, for which the world will not have a solution.
Mr Modi urged the world leaders to make a mutual agreement to keep the supply chain of both manure and food grains stable in the world. Talking about the India’ efforts on food security, Mr Modi said that India is promoting natural farming for sustainable food security, and re-popularizing nutritious and traditional foodgrains like millets.