Breaking News LIVE Updates, October 17:

Breaking News LIVE Updates, October 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two-day PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022 event on Monday morning at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi. The event will bring together more than 13,500 farmers from across the country and about 1,500 agricultural startups, an official statement said Saturday.
“More than one million farmers, from various institutions, are expected to attend the event virtually. The Sammelan will also see the participation of researchers, policy makers and other stakeholders.
The Prime Minister will inaugurate 600 Pradan Mantri Kisan Samruddhi Kendras (PMKSK) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Under this program, fertilizer retail stores nationwide will be gradually converted to PMKSK. PMKSK will meet a wide variety of farmers’ needs and provide agricultural inputs (fertilizers, seeds, tools); testing facilities for soil, seeds and fertilizers; educate farmers; provide information on various government programs and ensure regular capacity building of retailers at block/district level outlets. Over 3.3 lakh retail fertilizer stores are expected to be converted to PMKSK.Also Read – Himachal Assembly Elections 2022: Congress to Release First Slate of 57 Candidates Today

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