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Outcomes of agriculture polices have broader implications for society: Prof Ashwini

Outcomes of agriculture polices have broader implications for society: Prof Ashwini

Hyderabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Bharti Institute of Public Policy (BIPP) of Indian School of Business (ISB), Executive Director Ashwini Chhatre has said the outcomes of agriculture policies have much broader implications for society than just the incomes of farmers.
In his welcome address at the 2nd National Symposium on Agriculturewhich began at ISB here on Friday, Prof Chhatre said agriculture policies impact health and nutrition as well as sustainable use of resources like land, soil, water, and energy, and therefore the welfare of future generations.
Appropriate policies can minimise trade-offs between seemingly contradictory objectives, and enable synergies among multiple socially desirable outcomes.

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Kerala to support youths, NRIs coming to dairy sector, says Minister Raju

25 Jan 2021 | 9:52 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (UNI) Kerala Minister for Dairy Development Adv K Raju on Monday said the state government will take necessary steps to safeguard the interests of the youngsters and NRIS, who enter the dairy sector for the first time.

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Exodus from Pondy Congress started

25 Jan 2021 | 9:36 PM

Puducherry, Jan 25 (UNI) Exodus from the Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) has started with PWD minister A Namasivayam and legislator E Thepainthan tendering their resignation shaking the stability of the V Narayanasamy government in the union territory.

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East Godavari Collector flags off National Voters Day rally

25 Jan 2021 | 9:30 PM

Kakinada, Jan 25 (UNI) East Godavari Collector D Muralidhara Reddy has flagged off a rally at the Zilla Parishad office here on Monday to mark the celebration of 11th National Voters Day.

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MP presents strawberries to AP CM

25 Jan 2021 | 9:13 PM

Vijayawada, Jan 25 (UNI) The ruling YSRCP Araku MP Goddeti Madhavi along with other parliamentarians met Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at Camp office here on Monday and presented to him strawberries.

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India’s first Sandalwood Museum opens in city of palaces

25 Jan 2021 | 8:57 PM

Mysuru, Jan 25 (UNI) The first-of-a-kind museum has been set up by the Mysuru Forest Davison at the Sandalwood Depot in Aranya Bhavan at Ashokapuram in city and was inaugurated by District Minister S.T. Somashekar on Monday
The museum has been conceptualised in such a way that it will help spread awareness about the history and the cultivation of sandalwood products. Notably, Mysuru is quite famous for its sandalwood soaps, sandalwood oil, incense sticks, etc.

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