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'Now is The Time and is The Right Time,' Says Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Parshottam Rupala, Gives Message to Youngsters 'Join Agriculture'

The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala, on Friday, December 8 attended the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards as the Chief Guest and awarded the three richest farmers of India.

Aysha Anam
Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala
Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala

Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Parshottam Rupala on Friday, December 8, was invited to the Millionaire Farmer of India Awards as the chief guest at IARI. "Mr Rupala has taken time from his busy schedule ahead of the Parliamentary session especially to award the Richest Farmer of India Award," said the Founder and editor-in-chief, Krishi Jagran, MC Dominic. 

He gave away the awards to the Millionaire Farmer of India Award (Male) to Dr Rajaram Tripathi and the Millionaire Farmer of India Award (Female) Rathnamma Gundamanttha. The winners have also received a free seven-day trip to Brazil by Brazilian Government H.E. Ambassador Kenneth Nóbrega. The trip is sponsored by APEXBRASIL. 

Appreciating MC Dominic, Founder and editor-in-chief, Krishi Jagran, and Shiny Dominic, Managing Director, for bringing industrialists, farmers, policymakers, and foreign delegates under the same roof, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Parshottam Rupala said, "This is a new India created by Mr and Mrs Dominic, who have taken the initiative of MFOI."

Welcoming esteemed dignitaries from India and abroad, he said, "Today, we have Mahindra sitting in the panel here on the stage, while in 2010, its name was registered in the Fortune List of 30 best companies; I am sure one of the farmers would soon be here with us."

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream is to empower the farmers of this country."

"India is the food bowl of the world and it is now time to use the latest technology in the field of agriculture, to motivate the upcoming generation," he said. 

"India is an agrarian economy, it can transform the world with its organic farming, technology, and schemes," he said.

He concluded the session by saying, "This is the time and is the right time" to do anything productive in the country. 

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