Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases commemorative Rs 75 coin to mark 75th anniversary of FAO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization [FAO] of the United Nations.

Talking on the event through a web broadcast, the Prime Minister additionally released 17 new biofortified crop assortments and emphasized the administration’s responsibility towards acquirement of agri crops at minimum support price [MSP].

The move came when a few ranchers have would not call of their progressing agitation against the contentious agricultural laws, notwithstanding holding chats with the Center as of late.

“MSP and government procurement are an important part of the country’s food security. It is important that it continues to function with better facilities and in a scientific way. We are committed towards this,” he said.

He included that the Center was additionally promoting millets and high nutrition crops to address hunger in the nation.

Other than this, Modi additionally said that endeavors are being made to improve Mandi infrastructure so MSP purchasing proceeds in a scientific manner.

He included that the government in the last six years has been in the last into boosting infrastructure facilities at Agriculture Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs).

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