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    Primacy of agriculture will continue: Tomar

  • Date : 15 June, 2022

     New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that agriculture is India’s strength and its priority, and it will remain in the future.  The Minister insisted that the sector will also expand in the future. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) organized a brainstorming session today, the aim of the session was to deliberate on how to mainstream agriculture curriculum in school education. 

    The session was inaugurated by Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. Speaking on the occasion, Tomar said that agriculture sector occupies a very important place in the country and livelihood of large population is dependent on it. Agriculture is India’s strength and its predominance which is going to remain in the future, and it will also expand in the coming times. 
    The objective of this event is to design agricultural education system with a view to develop vocational curriculum, including agricultural science, to provide better education, under the National Policy on Education (NEP)-2020, said the Minister. 
    He said that the agriculture sector has supported the country like a backbone even in adverse circumstances. 
    ICAR Deputy Director General (Agriculture Education) Dr. R.C. Agrawal gave information through a presentation about the current status of agricultural education in the country and the need to bring agricultural education to school education. 
    Source: UNI


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Mr Anil Ghanwat
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