State to be developed as number one in Rishi cultivation
CM Mr. Chouhan at session “Krishi Evam Kutir”
Bhopal, May 14, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Madhya Pradesh will be developed as number one in Rishi cultivation and organic farming. Provision of subsidy should also be made for organic farming. This was stated by Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing session ‘Rishi Evam Kutir’ on the second day of International Vichar Mahakumbh at Ninaura near Ujjain today. Mr. Chouhan said that a plan of mixed farming has been chalked out in the state. Information about it is being given to farmers in every village. He said that an advisory committee has been constituted to suggest measures to make agriculture profitable. Mr. Chouhan said that experiments would be undertaken by establishing model agriculture farms. Successful experiments will be shared with farmers. he said that area under irrigation in the state has been increased from 7.50 lakh hectares to 36.5 lakh hectares. Farmers are being given loans at zero percent interest rate. State’s agriculture growth rate is constantly over 20 percent for consecutive last 4 years. The state has surpassed even Haryana and Punjab in agriculture production. RSS Sarkaryawah Mr. Bhaiyaji Joshi said that misbalance has been caused due to greed of over-exploiting the nature. We should return to our basics.
We should be friendly with the nature. He said that food grains giver Mata Vashundhara should be respected and Green Revolution should be reviewed. Mr. Joshi said that a balance should be maintained between ancient past and the present. He said that its beginning is being made through Vichar Kumbh. Mrs. Jaya Jaitley said that agriculture and cottage industry have inseparable relationship. Artisans’ utility in agriculture production is not a secret. Comprehensive discussions should be held on agriculture cost, possibilities and farmers’ expectations. Yoga Guru Swami Mr. Ramdevji said that we should take the pledge to use only handmade goods.
He said that only handmade goods should be in fashion. Lakhs of weavers will get employment if we buy cloth made by them. Even if you wear jeans, it should also be made in India. Mr. Ramdevji said that he would develop a food park in Madhya Pradesh soon. He would establish 4 cow research centres in entire country. He called for adopting all-round development instead of destructive development. He said that with the collaboration of tradition and modernity will be eradicate economic and thought-wise poverty.