India – International Food and Agri Week 2020 inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

India – International Food and Agri Week 2020 inaugurated by Agriculture Minister. Union Minister Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated India – International Food and Agri Week 2020. This week is celebrated from 16th to 22nd October 2020. This week is jointly organized by CII and Union Agriculture Ministry.

Highlights:

  • The Ministry has started an awareness campaign named ‘Anna Devo Bhava’ to mark this occasion.
  • Indian food processing sector is 32% of India’s food market
  • India also set target to double the income of farmers by 2022.
  • The Objective of this week is to use of technology in the field of food and agriculture sector to increase the income of farmers.
  • The Ministry has also started PMFME (PM Formalisation of Micro food Enterprises) scheme with an outlay of Rs 20,000 crores.
  • This scheme will support 2 lakh micro food processing units with credit linked subsidy and would focus on supporting the Self Help Groups cottage industry.

About Agriculture Ministry:

  • Union Minister: Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Minister of State: Parshottam Rupala

Related Questions:

  • Who launched Centralized Farm Ministry Performance Testing Portal? – Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated World Class State of the Art Honey Testing Lab at – Anand, Gujarat
  • What is the Constituency of Narendra Singh Tomar? – Morena, Madhya Pradesh
  • Name the portal which is launched by Narendra Singh Tomar to provide employment to the migrant workers returning to their home towns? – Garib Kalyan Rojgar Web Portal
  • World Food day is observed on – October 16
  • What is the theme of World Food Day 2020? – Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future

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