There’s no food without farmer and no life without food: CM

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 09 Jul 2018 11:43:18


 

 

Provision of 8.23 lakh quintals of seed and 10.70 lakh tons of fertilizers made


The Chief Minister while addressing in the 35th episode of his monthly radio programme ‘Raman Ke Goth’, acknowledged the contribution of farmers, while stating that there is no food without farmer and no life without food.


The Chief Minister gave detailed information about the arrangements made by state government to support farmers in the agricultural activities during current kharif season. Dr Singh informed that last year, farmers had used 7.77 lakh quintals of certified seeds in Kharif season. This is why we have set the target of distributing 8.23 lakh quintal certified seeds to them, out of which farmers have already collected five and a half lakh quintals of seeds.


Dr Singh also informed that last year during kharif season, farmers had utilised 8.73 lakh metric tons of fertilizers. Considering which, state government has arranged for 10.7 lakh metric tons of fertilizers this year, out of which 3.4 lakh metric tons of fertilizers have been already collected by
the farmers.