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Gadkari underscores woes of UP sugarcane farmers and offers technical aid


Gadkari underscores woes of UP sugarcane farmers and offers technical aid

Ghaziabad, Sep 11 (ANI): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari addressed a gathering in Ghaziabad on Friday and underscored woes of UP sugarcane farmers and offered technical aid to the farmers of eastern and western UP. Gadkari praised his own state Maharashtra and highlighted the superior methods used by farmers in Vidarbha.

He also recommended an exchange program with the farmers in UP so that UP also raises their production of sugarcane and adopt technologically advanced methods. He also highlighted the concept of economies of scale leading to reduced cost of production per unit and increase in output.

He mentioned the centrally introduced scheme of 'soil health card' which entails perusing the health of the soil and recommended its use in order to track the maintenance of soil and give the required fertilizer in adequate quantity and at the right time.

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