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Last Updated : Jun 03, 2019 09:15 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on the roadmap to double farmers’ income by 2022

For more details on the schemes and plans for farmers under the Modi 2.0 government, watch Moneycontrol's Tarun Sharma in conversation with the newly inducted Union Minister.

Tarun Sharma @talktotarun

Narendra Singh Tomar has been given charge of three ministries – Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Panchayati Raj and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare – under Modi 2.0.

In an interview with Moneycontrol, Tomar spoke of the roadmap of Prime minister Narendra Modi’s vision on doubling farmers’ income in the next five years.

He explained that focus has been given to irrigation, better marketing of produce, as well as setting the Minimum Support Price (MSP) at 1.5 times the cost of production.

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For more details on the schemes and plans for farmers under the Modi 2.0 government, watch Moneycontrol's Tarun Sharma in conversation with the newly inducted Union Minister.

 

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First Published on Jun 3, 2019 07:49 pm
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