Bhubaneswar : In a major development, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurates Agri Conclave 2021 virtually, with an aim to enhance the income of farmers by linking them directly to the markets and removing all intermediaries, here on Friday.
Besides, Patnaik said that Agri Conclave 2021 has been organized with an aim to link farmers of Odisha to organised national market and also invited the top agri-business leaders to be partners in scripting the growth story of agribusiness in Odisha.
He also said,farmers lay the foundation of nation’s economy. It is on this foundation, we build the pillars of a vibrant economy. Development of agriculture and empowerment of farmers is his priority as well as expressed happiness over the presence of Leading Private Sector Players in Agribusiness Sector from across India in this Conclave 2021.
Further, It is now evident that agri-sector is a silver lining in the current Covid-19 pandemic situation and Odisha is now the third largest contributor to nation Public Distribution System as we are one of the the leading producers of cereals including millets, vegetables, fruits, spices, fishes, seafood and poultry products.