New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote a letter to a farmer in Uttarakhand’s Nainital saying the government is making continuous efforts to ease all problems of the farmer from seed to market.
Modi also thanked the farmer named Kheemanand for congratulating him on completion of five successful years of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and other efforts of the Government, Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.
“Thank you for sharing your valuable views on the continuing efforts being made by the Government to improve various sectors, including agriculture, and take the country to new heights of development,” Prime Minister Modi wrote in the letter.
‘Such messages give me new energy to commit myself for the service of the country,’ Mr Modi added.
Referring to the success of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, the Prime Minister said, ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is continuously playing an important role in protecting the economic interests of the hardworking farmers by reducing the risk associated with weather uncertainties. Crores of farmers are availing the benefits of this farmer-friendly insurance scheme today.’
Referring to the government’s committed efforts towards agriculture and farmers’ welfare, Mr Modi wrote further in the letter, “Through comprehensive coverage and transparent claim redressal process over the last five years, this ‘fasal bima’ (crop insurance) scheme has emerged as an example of our determined efforts for farmers’ welfare.
Today, sustained efforts are being made to remove every small and big difficulty in the way of the farmers’ journey from the ‘seed to market’ and to ensure their prosperity and progress of agriculture.”
Modi also appreciated the contribution and role of the people in the progress of the country in the letter and wrote: ‘Today the country is rapidly moving towards building a strong, prosperous and self-reliant India with a vision of all-round development.
Energised by the trust of all the citizens, the nation is determined to achieve the national goals and I am sure that our efforts to take the country to new heights on the world stage will be further intensified.’