Gujarat Agriculture Department Wins Two National Awards


Gujarat Government’s Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Department has won two prestigious national awards, one under ambitious Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Yojna and the other for technological innovation in the agricultural sector.

The Central Government has announced the Best Performance Award under the Grievance Redressal Category to the tribal Dahod District under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) Scheme.

Similarly, FICCI has announced the Crop Area Estimation and Loss Assessment Award for Application of Geospatial Technology to the Gujarat Agriculture & Farmers Department.

Giving details of the awards, the state’s agriculture secretary Manish Bharadwaj said the PM-Kisan award was announced on the eve of the successful completion of two years of the Scheme for implementation in the States and Union Territories in three different categories. In all, 15 out of 718 districts have been selected for these awards.

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