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Rai holds meeting with farmers in Najafgarh

Rai holds meeting with farmers in Najafgarh

NEW DELHI: Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai held a meeting with farmers in outer Delhi's Najafgarh on Thursday and sought their suggestions to devise a mechanism to implement new minimum support price for crops based on recommendations of the Swaminathan Committee Report. An official said the meeting was attended by senior government officers, farm experts and farmers from nearby villages.

Talking to reporters here, Rai said the Delhi government is working on two-three measures on how to provide MSPs to farmers. "We will make a strategy based on farmers' suggestions. The government is moving towards implementing new MSP for crops on the basis of Swaminathan Report," Rai said.

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