Andhra Pradesh Government is planning to set up an Integrated Export Park for agricultural commodities to resolve the problem of the farmers a top official of the state government has announced.
Special Chief Secretary (Agriculture) Gopal Krishna Dwivedi said the government is planning to set up an ‘Integrated Export Park’ to resolve the problems of farmers.
He was participating in the inaugural function of a dedicated workshop involving farmers and exporters in the state capital Vijaywada on June 6th
State Agriculture Minister Kakani Govardhan Reddy who inaugurated the workshop said the state was exporting agriculture and horticulture products to more than one hundred countries. A target has been fixed to double the exports by next year. He urged exporters to come forward to ensure better income to farmers for their produce by focusing on agri exports from the State
The State is taking all measures to ensure more income to farmers with less investment.“There is a great demand for agricultural products sans pesticide residue in the international market. They need to take up organic cultivation for a better price for their produce. He underscored the need to further enhance the farm product exports from the State to increase its share in the total agriculture exports from India.