Friday, December 2, 2011

Pratibha Patil constituted a Committee to increase the Productivity of Agriculture Sector

President Pratibha Devisingh Patil constituted a 12-member committee to study and recommend measures for increasing productivity, profitability and sustainability of the agriculture sector in India. The committee will work under the Chairmanship of Governor of Punjab and Rajasthan, Shivraj Patil.
The committee will deliberate on the need for formulating requisite policy initiatives and legislative measures and prospects for investment in the agriculture and allied sectors among others. The Committee will also discuss on measures for transfer of innovations and cutting- edge technologies to the farm and allied sectors.