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Gujarat’s Agriculture Department wins Krishi karman Award

The agriculture department has added one more leaflet to achievement of Gujarat as the model state of the country.

'Krishi Karman Award' has been declared to the agriculture department of the state government for excellence in the production and productivity of pulses by the Central Government in the year 2017-18. Under this award, the Department of Agriculture will receive rewards of Rs. 1 Crore.

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani congratulated the Agriculture Department for their hard work and the system of providing technical knowledge for the production of pulses. Union Agriculture Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar send a letter congratulating State Agriculture Minister Mr. R. C. Faldu for receiving the award.

It is important to point out here that in the state during the year 2017-18, pulses were cultivated in a total area of 9.08 lakh hectares. The production of 9.22 lakh metric tonnes of pulses have been done by the farmers of the state.

For the purpose of promoting the production of grain in the states of the country, the Government of India has been honoring with the "Krishi Karmana Award" since 2010-11, in various categories.

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