Union Minister meets Agripreneurs, stresses on Agriculture driven Growth

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New Delhi: Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal met an expert group of Agripreneurs and academicians to explore possibility of an agriculture driven growth, especially for the farming community of the northeast, including Assam.

The expert group appraised the minister about the existing types of farming and their economic as well as ecological viability.

Various aspects of farming related to inorganic farming, organic farming and natural farming were discussed & assessed from a sustainable and economic perspective of the region.

It was stressed that the growth arising out of agriculture must satiate both ecological and economic needs of the region and its people.

The team was led by  Bidyut Deka, Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agriculture University (AAU).