New Delhi: On the occasion of 75th Anniversary of FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation), PM Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination, marking the long-standing relation of India with FAO.
The Prime Ministr also dedicated to the nation 17 recently developed biofortified varities of eight crops on World Food Day. The event marks the highest priority accorded by the government to agriculture and nutrittion and is a testament of the resolve to completely eliminate hunger, undernourishment and malnutrition.
It is being witnessed by Anganwadis, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Organic and Horticulture Missions across the country.
The move came at a time when several farmers have refused to call off their ongoing agitation against the contentious agricultural laws, despite holding talks with the Centre recently.