The community was already annoyed by BJP over the alleged fake encounter of gangster Anand Pal Singh, a local Rajput hero and the screening of movie Padmavat
Raje’s yatra, to be flagged off by the BJP chief Amit Shah, seems to be a feeble reminder of Ashok Gehlot’s Sandesh Yatra.
“Financial investment in agriculture research and development with a special focus on improving the nutritional value of rice crops is needed,” the report says.
The consultant will also study the changing consumption pattern of phosphatic and potassic (P&K) fertilisers and its impact on agricultural productivity.
It proposes to set up a food commission in every state for the monitoring and review of the implementation of the proposed Act.
The government is likely to table the revised National Food Security Bill on Thursday, which is aimed at providing a legal entitlement of cheap grains to almost 67% of the country's population.
Unlike last year, the country is likely to get a normal monsoon, boosting the chances of 4% agricultural growth projected in the 12th Five Year plan.
The Union Cabinet is likely to refer sugar decontrol to a GoM classifying it as a sensitive issue, which involves a heavy financial implication for govt.
A decision in this regard may be taken by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs when it meets on Thursday.
“The PMO has written a letter to the food ministry asking it to put the proposal immediately before the Cabinet,” said a food ministry official.
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