Nitin Gadkari Flags Off MFOI, VVIF, Kisan Bharat Yatra at MFOI Awards 2023,1 Cr Farmers to Join 1000 Day Journey
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari kicked off Bharat Kisan Yatra on December 6, post his involvement in the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards. Stressing economic sustainability, Gadkari urged farmers to rethink per-acre expenses for fair crop prices. The upcoming MFOI VVIF Kisan Bharat Yatra 2023-24, launched at the intersection of these events, aims to transform rural India, engaging over 1 crore farmers and 1 lakh millionaire farmers over a 1000-day journey.
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, initiated the cross-country journey of Bharat Kisan Yatra on December 6, following his participation in the concluding session of the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards.
Gadkari's Call for Agricultural Economy Optimization
During the event, Nitin Gadkari emphasized the need for farmers to reconsider their per-acre expenses to secure fair prices for their crops. His insights aimed to guide farmers towards economic sustainability.
Gadkari pointed out that while wheat and rice production in India is commendable, the pricing of these staples hasn't kept pace with the rising costs of fertilizers, insecticides, cement, and steel over the past 15 years. He emphasized the disproportionate increase in input costs compared to the prices of wheat and rice, indicating an imbalance that needs attention in the agricultural sector.
MFOI VVIF Kisan Bharat Yatra 2023-24- 1 Cr Farmers and 1 Lakh Millionaires to Be Part of Journey
The 'MFOI Kisan Bharat Yatra 2023-24' sets out to revolutionize rural India by promoting the concept of smart villages. Starting from December 2023 and continuing until November 2024, the Yatra plans to traverse 25 states, covering 4520 locations and connecting with over 1 lakh farmers. The ambitious 1000-day expedition aims to engage with over 1 crore farmers, providing a platform for interaction with the Krishi Jagran team. Notably, 1 lakh millionaire farmers are expected to participate, creating a robust network of agricultural expertise.
Millionaire Farmer of India Awards 2023
Started by MC Dominic, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Krishi Jagran and happens to be a farmer's son, the 2023 Millionaire Farmer of India Awards rejoices in the dreams every farmer harbors for prosperity. This ceremony spotlights about farming community, giving due credit to their crucial contributions.
The intersection of the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards and Nitin Gadkari's launch of MFOI VVIF Kisan Bharat Yatra aims to lift India's agricultural domain and acknowledging the accomplishments of farmers nationwide.
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