New farm laws will increase farmers’ income: PM Modi
Amid Farmers protest on the new farm bills the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the new agricultural reforms will help bringing down barriers between farmers and corporate or associated sectors. The PM also said the new laws will create new market and dimensions for farmers who will gain a lot from technological advances and investments.
Speaking at the virtual 93rd Annual Convention of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry PM Modi said “”Agriculture and its related sectors such as agricultural infrastructure, food processing, storage, cold chains had seen walls between them. Now these walls are being removed. These reforms will give farmers new markets, advantages of technology, and help bring investments. It is my country’s farmers who will benefit the most from all this.”
Around Thousands of farmers across the country, especially from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting for the past few weeks against three central government agricultural laws passed in September, gathering support from many political parties.