Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai aims to realise PM Modi’s vision

Newly inducted Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai has gone on record stating the need to realise PM Modi’s vision, which is to double Farmers income by 2022. Sardesai aims to do that by appointing a top Marketing Agency to improve Goan Agricultural Brand. He highlighted that it’s high time for branding of Goan vegetables to boost its sales.

Speaking to pressmen, Vijai Sardesai said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given the target for all the states to achieve the goal of doubling the farmers income by 2022. This calls for a vision of New India and we’ve to achieve it through new processes.”

Agriculture Graduate Vijai Sardesai says that, Goan Farmers are putting more emphasis in getting the support price even if it has to do away with the existing schemes. Sardesai informed that, State Agriculture Ministry has received the direction from the Union Agricultural Ministry to implement Contract Farming Act. “Everyone is of the opinion to implement it as soon as possible,” Vijai told.

Agriculture Graduate Vijai Sardesai says that, Goan Farmers are putting more emphasis in getting the support price even if it has to do away with the existing schemes. Sardesai informed that, State Agriculture Ministry has received the direction from the Union Agricultural Ministry to implement Contract Farming Act. “Everyone is of the opinion to implement it as soon as possible,” Vijai told.

Vijai Sardesai mentioned that CM Manohar Parrikar’s vision of Clean Goa has to go hand in hand with Green Goa initiative, and that will only be achieved if the ministry introduces Contract Farming on an uncultivated land.

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