The Union Minister expressed his happiness that Odisha is among the leading states moving in this direction.
A delegation under the leadership of Tomar is going to visit Israel from May 8-11, 2022, on the invitation from Oded Forer, Minister of Agriculture of Israel.
Besides, the transfer of technology and scientific knowledge will be promoted by encouraging exchanges, partnerships and research collaboration with the private sector.
The panel will have representatives of the central government, state governments, farmers, agricultural scientists, and agricultural economists.
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also said that the Pradhan Mantra Fasal Bima Yojana was not being implemented in the State since the 2019-20 Rabi season.
The Union Minister said that the major cause of farmer suicides was bankruptcy or indebtedness, farming-related issues, family problems or illness.
The productivity of rice, maize, foodgrains and pulses registered an increase of 1.2 per cent, 8.1 per cent, 2.3 per cent and 19.34 per cent, respectively.
The minister said that the matter of forming the Committee on MSP is under consideration of the ministry and will be formed after the elections are over.
Visiting the Tissue Culture Lab at Kanha Shanti Vanam in Rangareddy district, Tomar said he realized that endangered tree species could be saved and developed besides creating employment.
Narendra Singh Tomar says though cultivable area for groundnuts, mustard is rising, growing oil palm is crucial to meet country’s rising demand
Harish Rao demanded Modi to clarify whether the farm laws were repealed keeping in mind the impending elections to Uttar Pradesh and Punjab Assemblies.
Narendra Singh Tomar said PM Narendra Modi had decided to withdraw agriculture reform laws to protect the interest of farmers.
Congress media incharge R S Surjewala said the party had always suspected the intent of the PM.
Panda said the affected farmers had enrolled for the crop insurance scheme in kharif season by the stipulated date of July 31, 2021.
The likely discussions with the two ministers will take place hours before the scheduled meeting at 2 pm of the SKM, which is spearheading the movement against three farm laws.