Co-operators from across the nation joined hands with others in greeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday on Thursday when he turned 70.
Sahakar Bharati Patron Jyotindra Mehta posted Modi’s photos on FB greeting him on his birthday. Mehta’s wish, written in Hindi translated into English “here is a fakir whose signature tune is jai bharat….jai jai bharat!
Dileep Sanghani also posted several pics of Modi and greeted him with these words “Modiji rules the heart of a billion plus people and has taken the nation to new heights in foreign land also; I wish him a long life”.
Sanghani also took part in an e-book launch by Kaushik Wekaria. The e-book depicts 70 achievements of PM. Union Ministers Rupala, Mandivya and others were also present on the occasion, tweeted Sanghani.
Amul greeted Modi with a montage of its earlier topicals tracing the policy of his govt including Swachch Bharat Abhiyan. It also depicted Modi’s victory in the Parliamentary elections.
IFFCO distributed more than 1 lakh vegetable seed packets to farmers and trained more than 40,000 women farmers in a nationwide campaign in association with ICAR to commemorate the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the campaign called PoshanAbhiyan-2020.
The inaugural event of the Poshan Abhiyan-2020 & Farmer Women Training campaign was held in New Delhi in Krishi Bhawan in the presence of Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. This campaign was launched in association with agri-research body ICAR and Kisan Vigyan Kendras.
Tomar inaugurated the event & addressed the women farmers at 714 KVKs through a video conference connected by Department of Agriculture Research and Extension. Dr. U S Awasthi, MD, IFFCO, Yogendra Kumar, Marketing Director were also present along with senior scientists & representatives from ICAR.
Tomar lauded the efforts of IFFCO and stated that the cooperative has always come forward for the service of farmers and contributed in agricultural growth of the country.
All state offices of IFFCO actively participated in the event and distributed at least 100 packets of vegetable seeds to 1 lakh farmers across the country. Each seed packet contained the seeds of 5 nutritious vegetables of the season including Carrot, Reddish, Spinach, Fenugreek (Methi).
IFFCO’s MD, Dr U S Awasthi said that we have always played our role in helping farmers to maximize their agricultural output and earn optimum profits. The IFFCO believes in transforming agriculture through timely & innovative ideas which can be implemented on the fields and can accelerate the transition of the food system thus ensuring food security and promoting sustainable agriculture, he stated.
“IFFCO is committed in making Aatmanirbhar Krishi a success and contributing to the PM’s vision of doubling the farmers income by 2022. This distribution of nutritious vegetable seeds to farmers will certainly help them to look towards alternative of cash crops also”, Awasthi added.