Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of Patanjali Mega Food and Herbal Park which is being promoted by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of Patanjali Mega Food and Herbal Park which is being promoted by Yoga guru Baba Ramdev. CM Fadnavis is a series of tweets emphasised on this move being the beginning of a revolution in taking ‘Indian culture, science and knowledge to the world’. He took to the social networking website and wrote, “Patanjali Food & Herbal Park in 200 acres of an area will be the world’s biggest, with an investment of Rs 500 crore and will also generate employment for more than 50,000 people.”
Citing this a ‘great gift’ on World Suicide Prevention Day, Fadnavis claimed that this move will also help in the prevention of farmer suicides in the Vidarbha region. He then went on to congratulate Baba Ramdev and his team. He tweeted, “Thank You @yogrishiramdev ji for assuring jobs to the family of the farmers who have committed suicide.” He assured the farmers that the park will be fully operational at soon as promised by Ramdev. He also thanked ‘Patanjali Ayurved’ for ‘not insisting on any kind of concessions during this investment’. He said that this initiative will take oranges and agricultural products from this region to the international markets.
He tweeted, “The products manufactured in this park would not only reach the consumers all over India but also would be exported in many countries.” He claimed that in the Amravati region the government has set up a textile park for cotton growers as it is the need of the hour for “total upliftment of farmers”. Fadnavis claimed that the food park will end the middlemen issues and will give “best price to farmers’ produce and bring development not only in Vidarbha but in the whole of Maharashtra. Meanwhile, Gadkari had assured help to Patanjali Ayurved and said that due to access to the area, it will be open to global markets.