State govt committed to boosting agriculture sector in Bihar:Nitish

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Patna, Jul 10 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today reiterated that the government was committed to boost the agriculture sector to push the state on fast track of development and prosperity.

Addressing a function to mark the 'fish-farming day' here, Mr Kumar said the state government was making serious effort to bring 'Rainbow Revolution' for integrated development of agriculture, dairy and fishing sectors.

All these areas were inter-related and if concerted efforts were made, a vast chunk of population in the state would get the benefits and their economic condition would also improve considreably, he added.

'' To achieve the cherished goal, the state government has prepared a road map for investment of more than Rs 6000 crore in agriculture sector, '' Mr Kumar said, adding the quality seeds would be made available to the farmers besides making irrigation facilities in all parts of the state.

Mr Kumar claimed that efforts of the state government in executing various welfare and development schemes successfully had yielded results as exodus of the labourers and others from Bihar to other parts of the state in search of their livelihood had decreased considerably.

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