Minister of State Deepak Kesarkar Visits Keral Agriculture University
Food Security Force, Agricultural Tools Repair Centre Model On the Line of Kerala Will be Implemented in Maharashtra
— Deepak Kesarkar
Mumbai, March 3 : Minister of State for Finance , Planning and Home ( Rural ) Deepak Kesarkar visited the Agriculture Rectification Centre at Kerala Agriculture University, Munutthi and got information about University Food Security Force (Army) concept and new rectification of Agricultural Tools Technology Knowldege. New model based on technical knowledge prepared by the University will be implemented in Maharashtra , said Shree Kesarkar .
In the discussion with University Vice Chancellor R. Chandrababu, Shree Kesarkar got information about the concept of various rectification impl by the University. The University is implementing the concept Food Security Force. Shree Kesarkar said that MaharShtra will follow this concept . The new models of Food Security Force, Agricultural Tools Services and Repair Centre, Mobile Units of Agricultural Tools Services and Repair are useful for the Agriculture development. As a model Good Security Force and Agricultural Tools Services and Repair Centre will be started initially in two districts of the State.
Crop pattern in every division of the State is different . Crop pattern in Kerala is the same as in Konkan . Sugarcane and turmeric art grown in Central Maharashtra and Orange and cotton are grown in Vidarbha . Functions of Food Security Force and Agricultural Technology Services Centre are different according to the division. For this the experts of Kerala University should cooperate .
Shree Kesarkar praised the Self Help Groups for their important role in the development of Keral . Dr. Chandrababu said that it is matter of satisfaction to use the technology of the University for the Agriculture development. He assured that Kerala Agriculture University will support and guide in implementation of Food Security Force, Agricultural Technology Services Centre and other models in Maharashtra.