Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan calling on the Union Minister for Agriculture, Radha Mohan Singh,INVC NEWS
New Delhi,
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan today met Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi. The issues which were discussed included increased allocation of fertilizer to Madhya Pradesh, levelling of ravines and their development for cultivation, vision document for agriculture prepared by Government of Madhya Pradesh and release of balanced relief package as per norms.

Addressing the issues, Shri Radha Mohan Singh assured that Central Government will look into the issues put forward by Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan at the earliest. Shri Singh said that demand of state government for increased allocation of fertilisers of all varieties to the tune of 68 lakh tonnes, will be examined expeditiously. He also asked Shri Chauhan to send proposal for development of ravines for agriculture purpose and Krishi Bima Yojana. Shri Singh further said that the vision document prepared by Madhya Pradesh Government should also include benefits covered under fisheries and dairy sector as per the existing programmes of National Fisheries development board and National Dairy Development Board. Shri Chauhan expressed his gratitude to Union Agriculture minister for taking keen interest in the development of agriculture in Madhya Pradesh. Shri Chauhan also expressed optimism that Madhya Pradesh will not lag behind in production of wheat and aspire to be one of the leading states in wheat production in the country. Senior officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and State Government were also present on the occasion


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