Agri production crosses one million tonne in Haryana

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Hisar, Jul 19 (UNI) The agricultural production in Haryana has now touched 1.57 million tonnes annually and after meeting it own requirements the state is contributing 95 per cent of rice and 70 per cent of wheat to the central pool.

The state is also marketing 50 per cent of the total milk produced in the State annually.

It was disclosed here by the Vice Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh Agriculture University (HAU) , Dr J C Katyal here today while addressing a seminar on administrative reforms.

He said that in order to further accelerate the pace of agricultural growth, agriculture institutes on the pattern of Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) would be established to provide job oriented training to the youth in the field of agriculture. He further said that modern technologies of agriculture like Zero Tillage, sowing of wet seed instead of traditional methods must be adopted.

On the occasion Chairman of Haryana Administrative Reforms Commission, Karan Singh Dalal said that there is a need to provide an element of decentralisation in administrative procedures so that common people at village and district level could benefit.

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