Chief Ministers of various states agree to boost agriculture exports

Chief Ministers of various states reached a consensus on how to boost agricultural exports. This was stated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis yesterday after he chaired the second meeting of the high-powered committee of Chief Ministers for transformation of Indian agriculture in Mumbai organised by NITI Aayog. 

Mr Fadnavis said, there was also unanimity on drafting a market intelligence based export policy. The meeting was attended by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar among others.

Mr Fadnavis while appreciating the participation of all states in the meeting, said that some states have come out with solutions on the difficulties faced in the agriculture sector and those aspects will be particularly looked into in future meetings so that they can be implemented across the country. The Chief Minister said there was broad discussion on universalisation of agriculture credit and also aspects related to productivity, marketing and export.   

The Hindu

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