A Committee on zero budget farming, MSP: Agri Minister Tomar

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“It will submit a report over making MSP effective and transparent and other issues, ” Tomar added.

The government will set up a committee on zero budget farming, minimum support price (MSP), crop diversification issues which will have representatives from centre, state governments, farmers, scientists and economists, said Narendra Singh Tomar, Agriculture Minister quoting the Prime Minister after he announced the repeal of the controversial farm laws.

“It will submit a report over making MSP effective and transparent and other issues, ” Tomar added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation at on November 19 to announce that the new farm laws enacted in 2019 will be repealed in the upcoming winter session of Parliament.

“PM had tried to bring changes in agriculture with these reforms. But due to some situations, some farmers objected.

When we took the path of discussions & tried to explain to them, we couldn’t succeed. So on Prakash Parv PM decided to repeal farm laws. It is a welcome step,” he further said.

Farmers, most of them from Punjab, have been opposing the laws since it was enacted. (The Economic Times)