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Action plan needed to raise agricultural growth

by 5m Editor
11 July 2007, at 11:37am

INDIA - Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, has asked the Agriculture Department to prepare an action plan for raising the growth rate of agriculture. It will be presented, before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during his visit to the state on 31 July.

Chairing a primary meeting on the issues to be discussed with the prime minister here, Dr Reddy said the state government would make a comprehensive presentation on how to raise the growth rate of agriculture, including animal husbandry, fisheries, poultry and horticulture, before Dr Singh.

The prime minister wanted to raise the agricultural growth to above four per cent and start the intiative from Andhra Pradesh.

Dr Reddy said, that although the growth of animal husbandry, fisheries and poultry was encouraging in the state, much more needed to be done.

Source: The Siasat Daily

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