You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Akshay Kumar to promote govt's flagship agricultural schemes

The Union Agriculture Ministry has roped in the actor for television advertisements to intensify the publicity of the agri-schemes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Have Salman, Shah Rukh lost their mojo at box-office?

Bollywood actor will promote the government's flagship schemes like and crop insurance, a senior Ministry official said today.

The Union Ministry has roped in the actor for to intensify the of the agri-schemes.

"The flagship schemes are meant for the benefit of farmers. We want to create more awareness so that farmers take advantage of them. We have roped in for TV ads for wider of our schemes," the official told PTI.

Already, a TV ad on scheme is slated for release soon, he said.

Besides scheme, the actor will promote Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, and others.

First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 15:34 IST