Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh while addressing a press conference in the national capital said that for the first there is a budget which is dedicated to villages, the poor and farmers.
He added that a new dimension has been initiated in agricultural sector for the progress and welfare of farmers.
This time a tremendous enhancement has been made in the budget related to agriculture and irrigation. No one had witnessed such a change earlier, the minister said.
Singh also pointed out that the country has witnessed the series of droughts in various parts of the country, therefore keeping these circumstances in mind it was the need of time to be focused on agriculture and villages and it is must for formidable rural economy of the country.