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Farmers Protest: Farmer Unions Can Suggest Whatever Change They Want From Govt’s Proposal Says Narendra Singh Tomar

Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday that the central government is ready to discuss the convenience of unions of farmers.

He also said that he hopes that the farmers’ union will discuss the government’s proposal and can suggest whatever changes it wants.

Speaking at a media briefing, the minister said, “I’m hopeful that Farmers’ Unions will discuss our request. Whatever they want to add & subtract from govt’s proposal, they should tell us. We’re ready for a discussion at the time and date of their convenience. I’m hopeful of a solution.”

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Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday that the central government is ready to discuss the convenience of unions of farmers. He also said that he hopes that the farmers’ union will discuss the government’s proposal and can suggest whatever changes it wants.

On the occasion of National Farmers Day, the minister further stated that they would like to thank the banks, as they had brought more than 1 crore farmers under the Kisan Credit Card cover during the pandemic.

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He said, “I would also like to thank banks, as they brought more than 1 crore farmers under Kisan Credit Card cover during pandemic & gave farmers Rs 1 lakh crores in last 8 months. We’ve undertaken some reforms & will bring more in the future.”

Adding on future programs, Minister Tomar stated, “Through various schemes, we will fill all gaps in the agriculture sector, which will benefit farmers and ensure they get the right price. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw that work related to farming and agriculture wasn’t affected.”

Also Read: PM Narendra Modi To Interact With Farmers From 6 States, Rs 18K Crore Will Be Transferred To Beneficiaries Under PM-KISAN On Dec 25

Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi will be interacting with farmers from six states on December 25, observed as governance day by the Centre. He will also distribute Rs 18,000 crore to 9 crore farmers on the occasion, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Wednesday.

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