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Jul 11, 2018
8:30PM

Govt trying to transform lives of farmers, soldiers through various schemes: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the NDA government has taken several steps for the benefit of farmers and soldiers. Addressing a kisan kalyan rally at Muktsar district in Punjab, Mr Modi said the NDA government is trying to restore respect to farmers and soldiers through various schemes.

He reiterated his commitment to double farmers' income by 2022. He stated that efforts are being made in this direction for the past four years. 
The Prime Minister spoke about the increase in Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops, efforts taken to improve soil health, neem coating of urea and ensuring better markets for farmers.
Mr Modi also thanked the farmers for filing the granaries with record production in the past four years.
The Prime Minister said that be it ensuring food security or defending the borders, Punjab has always inspired the country. He said the NDA government fulfilled the promise of One Rank One Pension (OROP).

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