On Tuesday, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu termed the NDA Government’s newly introduced crop insurance policy as a ‘potion’ for the farmers in the country.
“The crop insurance announced by the Prime Minister is going to be a boon to the farmers of the country. It is Amrit sanjivani for farmers, which will help them in distress,” Naidu said.
“Our focus of attention should be eliminating poverty, reducing social disparities and the removal of social evils,” he added.
Naidu further said that his happiness over a farmer getting a Padma Shri award, claiming that it happened for the first time.
“I am happy that first time in the history of the country a farmer Subhash Palekar, a champion in the organic farming has been chosen for the Padma Awards; it is recognition for the farmers in the country,” he said