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Dec 17, 2019
8:20PM

FM holds pre-budget consultation with representatives of agriculture & agro-processing sectors

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held her fourth Pre-Budget Consultations with different stakeholder Groups from Agriculture and Agro-Processing sectors in New Delhi today.

The main areas of discussion included agricultural marketing reforms, organic and natural farming, storage infrastructure for agricultural produce, animal, Agro-processing industry and ideas for reducing food subsidy among others.

During the meeting, representatives of the concerned sectors submitted various suggestions for boosting investment in the agriculture sector and enhancing market access to farmers.

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur, Finance Secretary  Rajeev Kumar and other senior officers attended the meeting.

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