Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 35 special varieties of crops to the nation on Tuesday. This will be done with the aim of spreading awareness on a large scale for the adoption of climate friendly technology.
Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said that during the digital ceremony, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the newly constructed campus of ‘National Institute of Biotic Stress Tolerance’ in Raipur.
According to the PMO, Modi will also present Green Campus Awards to agricultural universities on the occasion. Also interact with farmers using innovative methods.
The PM informed that special varieties of crops have been developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research to tackle the twin challenges of climate change and malnutrition. 35 such varieties have been developed in 2021.