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During his address, Tomar also highlighted the need to increase yields in agriculture and focus on keeping post-harvest losses for farmers to a minimum. He said that certain steps should be taken in this direction.
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Work is also underway to ensure consistency and quality in crop production, he added.
Insisting on promoting horticulture to become self-sufficient in all respects, he comfortably highlighted India’s position in the production of food grains. To be globally competitive, we also need to look to other agriculturally developed countries and move forward with them, he said.
Ten thousand new OPAs are also being created, which greatly benefits farmers and will continue to do so. Crop diversification should also be encouraged, Tomar said.