Modi sets up chief ministers’ panel for agriculture reforms

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Updated: July 02, 2019 6:59 AM

The committee would suggest modalities for adoption and time-bound implementation of agriculture sector reforms in two months, the government said in a statement.

Modi, high-powered committee, agri reform, Devendra Fadnavis, economy newsThe high-powered committee will have CMs of Karnataka, Haryana, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, UP, MP & Union ministers for agriculture, rural development & panchayati raj as members. (Reuters)

The Centre on Monday formed a high-powered committee of chief ministers led by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to suggest structural reforms to boost farm productivity and marketing.

The high-powered committee will have CMs of Karnataka, Haryana, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, UP, MP & Union ministers for agriculture, rural development & panchayati raj as members. Fadnavis is the convenor of the committee while NITI Aayog member Ramesh Chand is its the member-secretary. The committee would suggest modalities for adoption and time bound implementation of agriculture sector reforms in two months, the government said in a statement.

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