During the inaugural session of the nation’s first and biggest global agriculture summit the dignitaries of India and other countries lauded the farsightedness of the Gujarat Chief Minister and the glowing achievements the State has attained during his regime. Here are the excerpts of what dignitaries said:
Mr. Anders K. Anderson, Partner country Denmark’s Food, agriculture and fisheries counselor:
Gujarat’s farm productivity and production is higher than other states of India. This arrangement has truly of international level. Denmark can extend its support in the fields like food safety, new crops, processing and dairy technology among others.
Mr. Ashok Gulati, Chairman, Agriculture Cost and Value, Government of India
Gujarat’s agriculture growth rate has been over 10% since last decade. Even as the efforts for achieving an average agriculture growth rate of 4% on all India level has not been successful, the achievement of Gujarat is almost a miracle.
Mr. Ramkrishna Kusmariya, Agriculture Minister, Madhya Pradesh
Mr. Narendra Modi is India’s future. He has pondered over the afflictions of farmers. This summit will play a decisive role in development of agriculture in future. Modiji has made Gujarat a model which is worth emulating for other states. Madhya Pradesh will adopt Gujarat model for agricultural growth. Through Jyotigram Yojana all the villages of Gujarat are getting 24 hour electricity, which has made possible development of agriculture related village industries.