On FAO, PM Modi releases Commemorative Coin of 75 Rupee (PC: Social Media)
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Also, 17 bio-cultivated varieties of eight crops were also dedicated to the nation. Addressing the program, PM Modi said that the government has broken all its previous records for the procurement of all types of food grains like wheat, paddy and pulses.
Coin of Rs 75:
Around one and a half lakh crores of food grains have been distributed free of cost to the poor. PM Modi also said that on the occasion of World Food Day, many best wishes to all of you. I also congratulate those worldwide who are working continuously to eradicate malnutrition.
The special coin of 75 rupees that has been issued today is an honor for your service towards the 130 crore people of India, said PM Modi.
PM Narendra Modi said that in the last few months, there have been many debates all over the world about starvation-malnutrition during the Corona crisis.
Big experts are expressing their concerns about what will happen next. How will this difficult period be dealt with? All kinds of things are being said. Amid these concerns, India has been providing free ration to about 80 crore poor for the last 7-8 months.
He also said that today such reforms are being done continuously in India which shows India’s commitment. Commitment to global food security. In order to improve the condition of both farming and farmers, several reforms are also being made in India’s public distribution system.
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