K'taka day 2: Modi addresses BJP's Kisan Morcha workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his second day in Karnataka by interacting via video conference with 

BJPs Kisan Morcha workers. PM said, "Due to the apathy of Karnataka govt, farmers in the state have not got the benefit of 'Fasal Bima Yojna'. Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his second day in Karnataka by interacting via video conference with BJPs Kisan Morcha workers. Modi said that a sensitive govt, which works for the development of farmers is needed in Karnataka.
"We have increased Minimum Support Price (MSP) for notified crops to at least 1.5 times that of the production cost," PM informed.


Hee are the main points he discussed:


- Due to the apathy of the Karnataka government, farmers in the state have not got the benefit of the 'Fasal Bima Yojna'.

- A sensitive government, which works for the development of farmers, is needed in Karnataka.

- Farmer's leader in Yeddyurappaji will work with renewed vigour in our efforts to double farmer's income.

- Four lakh hectare of land in Karnataka has already been brought under micro-irrigation.

- We have increased Minimum Support Price (MSP) for notified crops to at least 1.5 times that of the production cost.

- One crore farmers have been provided Soil Health Card in Karnataka.

- Around 3.5 crore farmers have been covered under PM Fasal Bima Yojana, out of which 14 lakh farmers belong to Karnataka.News24Bureau with Agencies