Institutional mechanism must for creating a robust agri value chain management: Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRRA
Dr Dalwai was speaking at the FICCI webinar on ‘Positive Implications of Atmanirbhar Bharat Package on Agriculture Sector’
Dr Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRRA, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt of India said that we need to build up an institutional mechanism both at the Centre and State levels to utilize the corpus of funds allocated to the agriculture sector so that a robust and integrated Agri value chain management can be created.
Speaking at the FICCI webinar on ‘Positive Implications of Atmanirbhar Bharat Package on Agriculture Sector’, Dr Dalwai said, “Atmanirbhar Bharat symbolizes a kaleidoscope of agriculture sector interventions, comprising policy liberalization and Agri-logistics upgrade.”
Dr Dalwai also added that The two complement each other and are set to impart an accelerated pace to the growth of agriculture sector and overall economy of India.
“Reforms announced under Atmanirbhar Bharat is just the beginning and not the end. It will unleash an income revolution for our farmers", said Dr Dalwai while commenting on Atmanibhar Bharat.
Dr Dalwai said that there is a change in thought process and now we look at agriculture as a business opportunity. He also mentioned that demand forecasting and digital farming will play a big role in the days to come.