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New Delhi: PM Modi on Wednesday addressed farmers through video conference and discussed the government schemes aimed at doubling the earning of farmers and several other farm sector issues. PM Modi interacted with 5 crore farmers across India via "Narendra Modi mobile app".

In the interaction, PM Modi said for the farmers of the country to get fair prices of crops, the government took a big decision in this time budget. The Government has decided that MSP for notified crops will be declared at least 1.5 times their cost.

In 2017-18 agriculture production has been more than 280 million tonnes, while the average production from 2010 to 2014 was 250 million tons. Similarly, in the area of ​​pulses, 10.5% of the average production and the area of ​​horticulture has registered an increase of 15%.

In Blue revolution there was an increase of 26% in the field of fish farming and animal husbandry field. Milk production increased by 24%. For agriculture sector, the sum of rupees 2 lakh crore approved by PM because the rapid growth in the agriculture sector had observed  in the last 48 months. In order to save the profit from the middleman, proper record will be maintained by the government related to the total production of milk, vegetables, fruits in the country. PM also asked the farmers to use drip irrigation system to lessen the difficulty faced by the farmers in irrigating the crop land.

PM added that farmers are working cohesively now,using Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO). It helps them to obtain agriculture materials and tools on less price. The soil health card introduced by the government which will prove to be profitable for the farmers in production.

This was the sixth time that PM Modi interacted with the farmers. Earlier, at the time of launch of various free LPG cooking gas scheme, start-up entrepreneurs, health scheme and Digitial India PM Modi had heard beneficiaries about these schemes.

The interaction broadcasted by Krishi Vigyaan Kendra's Common Service Centers (CSC), Door darshan, DD Kissan and Aakashvaani from all over the country.

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