Milk Chilling Plants were operational in villages of Gujarat. As a result, there has been a major change in the lives of cattle breeders. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi further said, “ Today, the work of forming 10 thousand Farmer Producer Associations in the country is in progress.
Due to this, farmers will be directly connected with the value-added supply chain and will also increase their income. The income of farmers has increased and animal husbandry and fish production have also increased in the country including Gujarat.
The turnover of Khadi Gram Udyog is more than Rs 1 Lakh Crore due to which one and a half crore people have got employment in the villages. Mentioning the Kisan Credit Cards given to more than 3 crore farmers in the last 2 years by Central Government, the Prime Minister said that the government is working to reduce the cost of exemption from its burden.
The government sells urea to farmers at Rs. 300 despite the fact that it purchases at a price of Rs. 3500. The government bears the burden of Rs. 2500 per 50 kg of DAP. Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel
Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel said, “Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has shown the path of ‘Sahkar Se Samruddhi’ to the nation and has taken a visionary step towards revolutionizing the dairy sector by launching and laying the foundation stone of various plants worth Rs. 1030 crores. This gift shall bring ‘Amrit Kaal’ of White Revolution for Sabarkantha, Aravalli, and North Gujarat.”
Gujarat’s developmental journey has been uninterrupted since its early days, i.e right from the Independence era to the White Revolution. It is this land of Sabarkantha where tribals fought against the British and contributed to the Indian Freedom Struggle.
Their sacrifice, at Pal Dhadvav, reminds me of various freedom fighters. India is celebrating ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ under Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.