Loan waiver not a permanent solution: Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy
Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said that loan waiver is certainly not a lasting solution for agriculturists in trouble, rather they ought to be made fiscally steady. Kumaraswamy was talking subsequent to initiating the three-day International Organic and Millet Fair, in Bengaluru.



“By loan waivers, farmers will not get a remedy. They should be prepared for distress. As a stage towards improving their steadiness, the state government has effectively adapted to embrace Israeli cultivating innovation, where they examine what harvest ought to be developed on a real estate parcel, in light of the rain design the land has found over the most recent 20 years. Our legislature is resolved to enable agriculturists to get benefits from their cultivating, we simply require their participation,” he said.

Further, the CM said that in the present agribusiness framework, ranchers are in trouble since they are not getting the needed help cost.

“For that, there is a need to change the system, by adopting millets. This is challenging. In order to help them, we are proposing that millets be used in mid-day meals and Indira canteens,’’ he said.

Rural Development and Panchayath Raj Minister, Krishna Byregowda said Karnataka is a pioneer in encouraging farmers to grow millets.“We have set the trend, not just for India, but for the globe. Now, the United Nations has agreed to observe 2023 as the Year of Millets. Millet is the future and it is called as smart food of the 21st century,’’ he added.

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