Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh urged farmers to utilise new agriculture technologies in the field. He said this at the National Seminar and “Assam Krishi Unnayan Mela” 2016 at Guwahati.
During the occasion, Singh said that Assam and rest of the North Eastern states have abundant natural resources, congenial climatic conditions and large population of educated youth which makes the region suitable to trigger India’s second Green Revolution. He also said that comparative advantages of the region in producing fruits, vegetables and other horticulture products can be tapped by setting up small-scale processing units for the local market which will also boost rural employment.
The Minister said that the country’s farmers can be benefitted only when the new agricultural technologies are utilized by them at the field level. Our Prime Minister clearly told that the country’s development is not possible until our village and farmers are not developed, he added.