Participation of pvt sector necessary for doubling income of farmers: CM

Participation of pvt sector necessary for doubling income of farmers: CM


Participation of pvt sector necessary for doubling income of farmers: CM


Fatehabad: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal today said that along with government schemes, the participation of private sector is necessary for achieving the target of doubling the income of farmers by 2022, as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Chief Minister was speaking at Kisan Rin Vitran Samaroh here, where loans amounting to Rs nine crore were disbursed to more than 400 farmers. More than 2,000 farmers were present in this function. He said that in view of the decreasing size of landholdings of farmers in Haryana, they would have to adopt modern and scientific techniques along with traditional methods. They would have to adopt crop diversification, besides cultivation of fruits, flowers and vegetables. They would also have to carry out dairy farming, beekeeping, mushroom production and pisciculture, he added. The Chief Minister said that India was leading in terms of milk production and Haryana ranks second in this field. He said that with the assistance of the private sector, Haryana would become the leader in milk production

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