The Commerce Ministry has come up with a draft "Agriculture Export Policy" , aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrate Indian farmers and agricultural products to the global value chain.
The draft Policy has been put up in the public domain in order to seek wider consultation and feedback/suggestions from the stakeholders so as to provide the final shape to the Policy.
"To implement Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Doubling Farmer's Income", Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has taken the initiative to draft an "Agriculture Export Policy" in the larger interest of farmers and agricultural exports," a ministry statement said here on Monday.
A preliminary meeting with stakeholders has been held to get their feedback on the proposed policy. Based on the preliminary inputs a draft policy document is prepared, an official release said. (UNI)