To boost Modi’s $5 trillion economy dream, govt to set up 10,000 farmer bodies in 3 years

The Print | Oct 12, 2019 at 2:25 PM
  • The Narendra Modi government plans to launch 10,000 Farmer Produce Organisations (FPO) in the next three years to achieve its goal of making India a $5 trillion economy, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said Friday.
  • Also at the event, a Memorandum of Intent was signed for between three Indian milk cooperatives and the Sri Lankan government for the export of milk and milk products.
  • The three cooperatives are Indian Potash Limited, PonLait (milk cooperative of Puducherry) and Aavin (milk cooperative of Tamil Nadu).