Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday day launched a multi dimensional pilot project for development of agriculture and to hike income of farmers in tribal-dominated Nabarangpur district. An amount of Rs 520.88 lakh has been sanctioned for the project for the year 2019-20.
Through #technology interventions, the programme will work on capacity building of the farmers and also work on sectors like health, nutrition, bio-fuels and allied sectors. ₹5.21Cr has been earmarked for 2019-20 to implement the programme. pic.twitter.com/NHiDcmmF3t
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The pilot project was launched to improve the lives of farmers through the application of science and technology, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said after inaugurating the project through a video conference.