Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that the government plans to set up an agricultural market fund with a corpus of Rs 2,000 cr. He says as he continues to list out the measures underway to uplift the agricultural sector in the country.
Government proposes to launch Operation Green for which a sum of Rs 500 crore will be allocated.
Food processing sector is growing at an average 8% per annum. Allocation in this sector is being doubled from 750 cr last year to 1400 crore in 2018-19.