Connect with us

Latest news

No state sought farm laws’ repeal at Saturday’s meet: Niti Aayog VC

Avatar

Published

on

None of the states which participated in the sixth meeting of the governing council of Niti Aayog demanded repeal of the farm laws and the discussions centred around issues. This linked to the farm sector, vice chairman of the think tank Rajiv Kumar stated.

“I can assure you that nobody discussed the farm laws at today’s meeting,” Kumar told a news conference after the end of the meeting. He said several states talked about the farm but none of the states demanded that the three farm laws repealed.

He added states such as Sikkim and Bihar said they are farm dependant states. Similarly they wanted measures to improve the state of the sector.

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said issues linked to the farm sector that discussed included aligning cropping systems to agro climatic conditions. This at the district level for optimum utilisation, promoting water conservation, diversification towards nutri cereals. Similarly pulses, horticulture, fishers and animal husbandry, food processing, agro based industries and exports. He said the meeting focussed on national development agenda and the need for growth.

Kumar said CM’s of Punjab, Gujarat, Telangana and West Bengal couldn’t attend the meeting. Similarly e said Bihar CM Nitish Kumar urged for a port in Odisha as his state landlocked.

The council deliberated on steps to make India a manufacturing hub. Includes reducing compliance burden, initiating reforms at state level, improving logistics, promoting exports through district-level competition and creating jobs.

Also read : https://latesttales.com/latest-news/valentines-day-2021-anushka-sharma-not-too-big-on-this-day-shared-sunset-pic-with-virat-kohli/

Continue Reading

Politics

Latest news2 weeks ago

PM Narendra Modi hints at election dates for four states by March 7

PM Narendra Modi on Monday hinted at the possibility of the Election Commission announcing poll dates for four states —...

Latest news3 weeks ago

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani collapses on stage

Gujarat chief minister (CM) Vijay Rupani on Sunday evening collapsed while addressing a public gathering at Mehsananagar crossroads in Nizampura...

Latest news4 weeks ago

West Bengal Elections Likely to be Held in 6-7 Phases

The Election Commission plans to most likely hold elections in West Bengal in six to seven phases. The final call...

Latest news4 weeks ago

V K Sasikala isolates herself, no visitors for a week

After a 24-hour trip from Bengaluru, and a grand reception en route, former chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s confidante V K...

Latest news4 weeks ago

CM opens second phase of Chennai Outer Ring Road

Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated the second phase of the Chennai Outer Ring Road. This...

Latest news1 month ago

Home minister Amit Shah defers visit to Bengal

Home minister Amit Shah postponed his visit to West Bengal. Farmers intensified their protests against three farm laws amid incidents...

Latest news1 month ago

Temple dedicated to J Jayalalithaa, MGR to be inaugurated today

A temple dedicated to late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her mentor MG Ramachandran in Madurai inaugurated by...

Latest news1 month ago

VK Sasikala, ex-AIADMK leader, released after four years in jail

VK Sasikala, expelled AIADMK leader and a close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa released after spending...

Latest news1 month ago

V K Sasikala to get a new address in T Nagar

Former chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s close-aide V K Sasikala will have a new address when she returns home. With Jayalalithaa’s...

Latest news1 month ago

Congress decides to contest 77 seats they won in 2016

The Congress and the Left parties on Monday decided that in the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections, they contest the...

Trending