TUMKUR: Top Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday mentioned that agriculture has a key position to play in serving to the rustic succeed in its objective of changing into 5 trillion greenback economic system and the federal government was once specializing in formulating a money crop and export-centric farming gadget.
Addressing a meeting right here after distributing Krishi Karman Awards, Modi mentioned that the trouble of Central govt has ended in an build up within the manufacturing and export of spices within the nation.
“The agriculture sector has a vital position to play in making India a 5 trillion greenback economic system. For this, our govt is specializing in formulating a money crop and export centric farming gadget,” he mentioned.
Modi mentioned that manufacturing of spices has crossed 25 lakh tonne and their export has risen from Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 19,000 crore.
He mentioned the federal government was once now not best fixing issues of farmers but additionally running in opposition to a greater long term for them.
“We have now made preparations in order that farmers can promote their produce at any e-mandi around the nation in the course of the e-NAM community. We now have additionally made amenities for chilly garage,” he mentioned.
Modi additionally mentioned the federal government has began an immunisation programme for livestock.
“We have now began an immunisation programme for the livestock to verify they don’t have to spend some huge cash. We have now additionally began PM KUSUM (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evem Utthan) scheme in order that the farmers too can change into energy-producers and promote it to the grid,” he mentioned.
The Top Minister additionally mentioned efforts being made through the Centre to resolve particular problems with farmers generating vegetation reminiscent of coconut, cashew, rubber and occasional.
Modi mentioned that the federal government is operating at 3 ranges to make stronger fisheries – selling fisheries in villages with monetary help, modernisation of boats underneath blue revolution scheme and development of contemporary fishing infrastructure.
He mentioned that the Central govt has additionally set aside Rs 7,500 crore as a different fund for construction fashionable fishing infrastructure.
He mentioned other people within the fishing industry had been attached to Kisan Credit score Playing cards.
“Fishing boats also are being modernized for deep-sea fishing and navigation gadgets are being put in on them with the assistance of ISRO,” he mentioned.