Press Information Bureau: September 13, 2017
Coarse cereals were included in the 12th scheme and NFSM-coarse cereal is being implemented in 265 districts of 28 states since 2014-15: Shri Singh
Increased expenditure has led to increase in production of the food grains: Union Agriculture Minister
Shri Radha Mohan Singh addresses officials at the 13th General Council meeting of the National Food Security Mission (NFSM).
Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the fourth Estimates has revealed record food grain production at 275.68 million tonnes comprising of 110.15 mn tonnes paddy, 98.38 mn tonnes wheat, 22.95 mn tonnes pulses and 44.19 mn tonnes coarse cereal. Shri Singh was speaking at the 13th General Council meeting of NFSM. All the three MoS - Shri Parshottam Rupala, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, and Smt. Krishna Raj– were present at, the meeting.
Shri Radha Mohan Singh shared activities of NFSM, which are as follows:
Shri Singh said that during the meet on 17th January 2017 decisions taken in the 12th meeting were reviewed and plans were approved by the council.
The council took following decisions at the meeting:
In the end, the Union Agriculture Minister said that increased expenditure has led to increase in production of the food grains.
Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.