Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the ‘Kisan Rail’ scheme will benefit farmers throughout the country as they will have the ability to sell their fruit and vegetables in city areas. Modi said that the first farmers train between Mumbai and Bihar has actually been started simply a couple of days ago. He stated that now farmers will not be forced to sell their produce at an incredible rate due to the farmer rail. It is cold storage working on the rail track. En route, little farmers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh will likewise benefit. They will connect directly to the marketplace of huge cities.
Modi said, the consumer of the city will likewise gain from farmer trains. Freight for transportation of veggies and fruits will be reduced several times. There will be no shortage of fresh fruits and vegetables in cities at the time of weather and other crises. He said that this will motivate farmers to produce fruits-vegetables and milk and so on and the chance will be eliminated for those who play the game of rate (increase or decline).
Farmers have actually ended up being a huge support in crisis
Modi, while applauding the contribution of the country’s farmers in handling this crisis brought on by the Kovid-19 epidemic, said that India’s rural economy is still strong today due to the farmers and this has supported the entire economy. Describing the policies and programs of his government for the development of the farming sector, he said that the interest of little farmers, in particular, has been kept at the center of these plans.
Only with the austerity of farmers might 80 crore people be given free food
Resolving the farmers through video conferencing, Modi said that in this duration of crisis, our farmers have actually shown in the last six months how much our farming and rural sector can assist the country in catastrophe. He said that with the ‘austerity’ of these farmers, “We have been able to perform the world’s biggest program to provide complimentary food items to 80 crore individuals”.
Set records for harvesting even in the midst of epidemic risk
The Prime Minister stated that India’s farming and rural economy is strong even in crisis. We have produced records of seeds and fertilizers throughout this duration. Farmers have actually set records in harvesting-sowing even in the face of epidemic risk. Modi stated that the issue in the country today is not about farming production, however about the damage done after harvesting. He said that the Agricultural Infrastructure Fund, post-harvest crop management infrastructure and community farming possessions such as cold storage houses, collection centers, processing units, and so on would be useful.
Modi said that the current two ordinances related to farming will provide brand-new market opportunities for farmers to offer their produce outside the market.