CM talks about contribution of Krishi Mahotsav in 11% farm growth

Published By : Admin | May 26, 2012 | 10:00 IST
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CM talks about contribution of Krishi Mahotsav in 11% farm growth 

Gujarat has created pre-harvest and post-harvest infrastructure for farm sector, farming not left to vagaries of climatic: Narendra Modi 

Chief Minister Narendra Modi todaysaid that Gujarat has created the right infrastructure for the agriculture sector for optimum utilization of the agro-climatic, soiland other factors. The farmers are no more left to the vagaries and uncertainties of the climate. TheannualKrishi Mahotsav being held across the state for the last eight years is also a gigantic stepin this direction.

Talking to farmers across the state on the occasion of Krishi Mahotsav-2012 through videoconferencing, he said the steps undertaken by the state government include preparations for land, water, seeds, fertilizers, sowing to harvesting, laying roads and marketing of agriculture produce to exporting. 

While the nation’s agriculture growth is stuck at 3 per cent, he said, it was no miracle that Gujarat achieved 11 per cent growth. It was due to sustained efforts of the government for the last several years in creating the right ambiance and immaculate planning. The most important factor that worked in the exponential growth of farm sector in the state is according the status of serious economic activity.

Mr. Modi listed land preparation and deciding crop pattern as per agro-climatic zones, water conservation, water shed development, controlling brackish water, robust market, chain of godowns and cold storages as some of the other major steps.

He said that increasing the productivity of crops (production per unit of land) and production of cash crops with higher returns, making available the latest advancements in farm research to the farmers, providing electricity at the right time at minimum possible cost have been the concern of the government. The electricity board has set up about 175 sub-stations to check frequent tripping of transformers due to fluctuations in voltage and other irregularities. 

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated India B team (Men's) and India A team (Women's) for winning the Bronze Medal at the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai. The Prime Minister also appreciated the people and the Government of Tamil Nadu for hosting the 44th Chess Olympiad and welcoming the world and showcasing our outstanding culture and hospitality.

The Prime Minister tweeted;

“The just-concluded 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai witnessed encouraging performances by the Indian contingent. I congratulate the India B team (Men's) and India A team (Women's) for winning the Bronze Medal. This augurs well for the future of Chess in India.”

I congratulate Gukesh D, Nihal Sarin, Arjun Erigaisi, Praggnanandhaa, Vaishali, Tania Sachdev and Divya Deshmukh from our contingent who won board medals. These are outstanding players who have shown remarkable grit and tenacity. Best wishes for their future endeavours.”

“The people and Government of Tamil Nadu have been excellent hosts of the 44th Chess Olympiad. I would like to appreciate them for welcoming the world and showcasing our outstanding culture and hospitality.”