Farmers’ issues: Vice-President expresses hope for ‘early solution’

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Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday expressed hope that a reasonable solution will be found on the issues raised by the agitating farmers considering the fact that both equally the federal government and the farmers are inclined to converse.

Speaking at the awards ceremony jointly organised by Rythu Nestham and Muppavarapu Foundation at the Swarna Bharat Have confidence in at Muchintal in Hyderabad, Vice-President referred to media studies on the calls for of the agitating farmers and added that he noticed possibility of a certain meeting ground.

The Vice-President pointed out that restriction-cost-free advertising and marketing of farm produce has been a lengthy-standing desire which he himself had articulated.‘One country and one particular foodstuff zone’ has been the desire for a lengthy time.

Naidu lauded the farmers for rendering a great assistance to the nation throughout the pandemic by creating file foodstuff grains. Naidu claimed that both equally the Centre and States need to perform as ‘Team India’ in addressing the desires of the farmers.

“Apart from ensuring remunerative charges, farmers need to be supplied with timely and reasonably priced credit score. There was also a have to have to improve the cold storage amenities and the godowns at all degrees. As a make any difference-of-truth, every single tehsil will have to have a cold storage facility,” he added.

FAO report

Referring to a FAO report which cautioned about the foodstuff crisis, Venkaiah Naidu remarked that if we aid our farmers, India will not only be foodstuff protected, but can also be equipped to feed the world.

“Under the leadership of Primary Minister Narendra Modi, the federal government is progressing toward doubling the farmers’ revenue by 2022 by means of strategies these as the Soil Wellbeing Card Scheme, the Primary Minister’s Krishi Sinchai Yojana, the Primary Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme and the Electronic Nationwide Agriculture Industry (eNAM),” the Vice-President added.

Awards dispersed

Prof Sarvareddy Venkureddy was awarded the Daily life Achievement Award and Brigadier Pogula Ganesha was awarded the Krishi Ratna by the Vice-President. Awards were being introduced to farmers, extension officers, scientists, agricultural journalists and producers of shorter films on agriculture.

Naidu appreciated the founder of Rythu Nestham, Padma Shri awardee Yadlapalli Venkateswara Rao for supporting the farming neighborhood by means of its every month agricultural magazines.

He complimented Harshavardhan, the founder of the Muppavarapu Foundation, for coming ahead to aid the winners of this year’s shorter film competitions.

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