Earlier, Meghalaya MP, Agatha Sangma, who is the sister of Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, had petitioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi to oppose the oil palm plantations in the state.
India which was self-sufficient in edible oils in the early 1990s has emerged as a leading importer in the last decade or so.India which was self-sufficient in edible oils in the early 1990s has emerg
The world’s largest crude palm oil producing company also invited Rama Rao to visit Malaysia to study the prospects of oil palms.
Agriculture Minister S Niranjan Reddy said the decision was taken by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to meet the shortfall in the country’s oil production.
Cabinet sub-committee formed under the chairmanship of Agriculture Minister Niranjan Reddy to give a report on the storage of paddy, milling, marketing and for establishing new agro-based industries.
This is interesting because up until a few months ago, everyone, including NRIs, had been cashing in on wetlands.