• search

Govt inclined to PPP in agriculture

Written by: Staff
|

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) The Government today said the private sector could play an important role in various areas of agriculture such as horticulture, development of marketing infrastructure, development of storage facilities and seed production.

Besides, the private sector could also be involved in seed production and distribution and provision of extension services.

''The Mid-Term Appraisal of the Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-07) has emphasised on public private partnership (PPP) in the development of agriculture'', Minister of State for Agriculture Kanti Lal Bhuria said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

He said the issue of PPP has been deliberated at various fora and several areas have been focussed such as redefining Government intervention to make Indian agriculture demand driven, propagation of the success stories of the private sector and partnership with the farmers.

UNI PC PK DS1421

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more