Agri, energy sectors get major push

- POST REPORT, Kathmandu

Jun 29, 2014-

The government has accorded top priority to agriculture and energy sectors in its policy and programmes presented in Parliament on Sunday. In a major push for the agriculture sector, the government announced that the next 10 years will be declared as ‘Decade of Agriculture Revolution’. Under the policy, the government would prioritise contract farming, farm mechanisation as well as cooperative-based farming to enhance production and productivity of the agri-sector.

“The government will increase investment in agriculture and related infrastructure, provide and streamline subsidy for agriculture revolution,” said Finance Secretary Yubaraj Bhusal.

Published: 30-06-2014 08:33

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