Government urges private sector to boost cotton productivity

Government urges private sector to boost cotton productivity

At the meeting, all stakeholders were urged to make concerted efforts and contribute towards promoting research in improving cotton productivity, farmers’ training and branding of Indian cotton.

An interactive meeting of all stakeholders of Cotton Textile Value Chain was held on 24th July 2022 in New Delhi in the presence of Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare; Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution & Textiles and Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Textiles & Railways to discuss ways to enhance cotton productivity. The Ministers took the initiatives to convene this meeting. On behalf of Cotton Association of India, Bhupendra Singh Rajpal, Vice President and Vinay N Kotak, Additional Vice-President attended this meeting.

At the meeting, all stakeholders were urged to make concerted efforts and contribute towards promoting research in improving cotton productivity, farmers’ training and branding of Indian cotton. The Government exhorted the need for a mission mode approach from private sector to boost cotton productivity for realisation of higher income by farmers and assured that it will extend full support to the joint efforts and work on the vision of the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi- Farm to fibre, fibre to factory, factory to fashion, fashion to foreign.

Cotton Association of India is keen to join hands in farmers’ training, improvement in quality and branding. CAI is determined to contribute its mite in fulfilling the dreams of our Prime Minister.

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