Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government is working to increase the application of technology in the agriculture sector and develop infrastructure in each village. He said, this will create employment opportunities in the agriculture sector and attract educated youth in the villages.
Addressing the concluding episode of a series of Lectures organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, ICAR, Mr. Tomar stressed that Technology and Infrastructure will benefit the farmers, and also improve the Agriculture sector in the country. Calling for merging every individual’s efforts with the Prime Minister's resolve, the Union Minister expressed that the country's Agriculture should emerge as the world leader on the occasion of the country's centenary Year of Independence. He said, the world lauded India's Agriculture during the Amrit Kaal, adding that India should be able to fulfil its role of welfare of the world.
The Minister highlighted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been constantly trying to ensure that the Agriculture sector gets full support and cooperation from the central government. AIR correspondent reports that the series of 75 lectures organized by ICAR on various topics were delivered by experts, eminent scientists, policy-makers, spiritual leaders, motivational speakers and successful entrepreneurs. (AIR NEWS)