Himachal receives Commendation Award for Total Food Grain Production
Jan 3, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented Commendation Award to Himachal Pradesh under Krishi Karmanya Award 2016-17 of Central Government for excellent performance in total food grain production Category-2 at Tumkur, Karnataka today.
Director Agriculture said that total food grain production in the State has increased to 1562.73 lakh ton in the year 2016-17. He said that department has done commendable job in polyhouse farming, crop diversification, micro irrigation, natural farming, irrigation, mechanization and soil health management.
Krishi Karmanya Award was started by Agriculture Ministry in the year 2010-11 for giving award to the States for best production of pluses, paddy, wheat, grains and total food grain production.