PM Modi aims to double income of farmers by 2022

| Updated: Apr 18, 2017 05:01 IST

Botad (Gujarat) [India], Apr 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the government is working towards invigorating the agriculture sector with new technology, so that the income of farmers can be doubled by 2022. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We are working on the agriculture sector, invigorating it with new technology so that the income of farmers can be doubled by 2022: PM <a href="https://t.co/MU8FlZtCoE">pic.twitter.com/MU8FlZtCoE</a></p>&mdash; PMO India (@PMOIndia) <a href="https://twitter.com/PMOIndia/status/853957642489708545">April 17, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Speaking at the launch of projects related to SAUNI Yojana at Botad, the Prime Minister stressed that we all will need to make drip irrigation a key part of our lives, as he also praised Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his efforts on river water conservation and the Narmada Seva Yatra. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">CM <a href="https://twitter.com/ChouhanShivraj">@ChouhanShivraj</a> is ensuring wellbeing of the Narmada river for the next 100 years through his efforts: PM <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi">@narendramodi</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/CMMadhyaPradesh">@CMMadhyaPradesh</a></p>&mdash; PMO India (@PMOIndia) <a href="https://twitter.com/PMOIndia/status/853956551765237760">April 17, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> At the launch, Prime Minister Modi dedicated to the nation, Phase-1 (Link 2) of the SAUNI (Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation) Yojana. He also laid the Foundation Stone of Phase 2 (Link 2) of the SAUNI Yojana. Earlier, he welcomed Narmada water into the Krishna Sagar Lake by pressing a button and offering flower petals. Addressing a public meeting, he described water as a holy offering from nature, adding that water is reaching Saurashtra with the blessings of the River Narmada. (ANI)

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