Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the farmers on the historic passage of farm bills in Parliament. He termed it as ‘watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture.’
PM Modi tweeted, “A watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture! Congratulations to our hardworking farmers on the passage of key bills in Parliament, which will ensure a complete transformation of the agriculture sector as well as empower crores of farmers.”
He said the bills passed by the Parliament liberate the farmers from various constraints.
“For decades, the Indian farmer was bound by various constraints and bullied by middlemen. The bills passed by Parliament liberate the farmers from such adversities. These bills will add impetus to the efforts to double income of farmers and ensure greater prosperity for them,” PM Modi tweeted.
“Our agriculture sector is in desperate need of latest technology that assists the industrious farmers. Now, with the passage of the bills, our farmers will have easier access to futuristic technology that will boost production and yield better results. This is a welcome step,” PM Modi said.
PM Modi also made it clear that Minimum Support Price will remain and the government procurement will continue like before.
“I said it earlier and I say it once again: System of MSP will remain. Government procurement will continue. We are here to serve our farmers. We will do everything possible to support them and ensure a better life for their coming generations,” he said.