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One of RIL's key initiatives recognised by the jury, chaired by Supreme Court former Justice Arijit Pasayat, aims at impacting farmers' livelihoods through water and food security interventions, it said.
"Under its rural transformation initiative, Reliance has been implementing a programme called 'Bharat-India Jodo (BIJ)' that works closely with marginal and small farmers for enhancing their lives and livelihoods, and making agriculture a first choice profession," the statement said.
"While the initial engagement is aimed at land development and water security measures, the other key interventions under the programme promote food and nutrition security and creating market linkages for better price realisation."
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