Patil urges regular review of agricultural sector

December 15th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Pratibha Patil New Delhi,Dec 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday called for a contitnuous review of the agricultural sector as it is poised for “another great leap forward”

“For a growing nation like India, our work requires a constant review and a constant renewal of commitments. For agriculture, it is time for another great leap forward.” Patil said in her address at a meeting of Committee of Governors on Farmer-Industry Partnership at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Thursday.

The president said she hoped the meeting will examine and recomnmend measures to “enhance profitability, sustainability and competitiveness of the agriculture sector in India, with special reference to rainfed area farming”.

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