Chennai: Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday stressed the need to focus on home-grown food security rather than imports so as to guarantee food security. On the side of economics, this would reduce the country’s import burden as nearly six million tonnes of pulses were coming from... Read more
Shift focus from food security to nutrition: Venkaiah Naidu - The Hindu Business Line, July 30, 2018
CHENNAI, JULY 29: It is high time that India diversified its food production by moving away from mono cropping of major cereals to a system that integrates a variety of food items, including small millets, pulses, fruits and vegetables, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu said here on Sunday.
CHENNAI:Agriculture must be made nutrition-sensitive, making the vital connection between agriculture and nutrition, said Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu while inaugurating the National Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition at the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) on Sunday.
“We must make agriculture nutrition-sensitive and it is critical that we explicitly make this vital connection,” said Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu at the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, on Sunday.
India cannot depend on imported food security, but on home-grown food security. This was stated by Venkaiah Naidu, the country’s vice-president, at the National Consultation on Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition, which took place at the M S Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Chennai, on... Read more
नई दिल्ली, 29 जुलाई (आईएएनएस)| उपराष्ट्रपति एम. वेंकैया नायडू ने रविवार को यहां कहा कि सरकार, सिविल सोसाइटी, वैज्ञानिकों एवं शोधकर्ताओं को कृषि को निर्वहनीय एवं पोषण-समृद्ध बनाने के लिए किसानों के साथ आवश्यक ज्ञान और विशेषज्ञता साझा करना चाहिए।
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has pitched for diversifying food production by moving away from mono cropping of major cereals, to a system that integrates a variety of food items including small millets, pulses, fruits and vegetables. Mr Naidu was inaugurating the National Consultation on... Read more
अब समाया आ गया है की हम प्रमुख अनाज की फसलों के खेती से हटकर उस प्रणाली में खेती करे जिसमे विभिन्न खाद्य पदार्थ की समेकित खेती करें। हमारे देश के कृषको को दाल, बाजरा, फल व सब्जियों की खेती करने चाहिए। एम् एस स्वामीनाथन रिसर्च फाउंडेशन में रविवार को नेशनल कंसल्टेशन ऑन लेवेरागिंग एग्रीकल्चर फॉर... Read more
Decrying persisting malnutrition in the country at “unacceptable levels”, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called for making agriculture nutrition-sensitive to address the problem. There is no improvement despite the efforts taken by successive governments at Centre and in... Read more