Govt plans job creation in agri sector
Stressing on availability of employment opportunities in the agriculture sector, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that due to sophisticated development in agriculture sector, employment opportunities have been generated for the skilled youth in the fields of agri-warehousing in agriculture, cold chains, supply chains, etc.
“Youth are getting job opportunities in dairy, poultry, meat, fisheries, horticulture, micro-irrigation, etc. Self-employment opportunities also have been enhanced in these fields which require skilled youth,” Singh said while addressing a national workshop on agriculture development through skill development on Thursday.
Outlining the developments in agriculture, Singh said that such a scenario has never been observed before in respect of overall development in various fields of agriculture. “The ministry is working to give reality to the motto of PM Modi – Kaushal Bharat - Kushal Bharat. Apart from production focused agriculture, the ministry is taking steps to make agriculture a farmer focused,” the minister said.