Uttarakhand Chief minister Harish Rawat has invited entrepreneurs to invest in the agriculture sector of the state.
While addressing a meeting of Uttarakhand Industrial Welfare Association, , he said that the hill state was ready for investments in the sector and was willing to work together with firms on a Public Private Partnership model.
"Measures taken by the Congress Government during last four years have begun to pay off by giving desired results on the farming front and investment in farming by industrialists will help enhancement in the agricultural economy. It will also create new job opportunities to thousands of youths in the agriculture sector," said Rawat.
The chief minister also said that the recent schemes of the state government have helped boost the agricultural economy considerably.