Fishing and animal husbandry are driving the growth of the rural economy: CM Naveen



Bhubaneswar: Calling fisheries and livestock the engine of grassroots growth, CM Naveen Patnaik said on Wednesday that the state government is always working for the welfare of farmers in rural areas who completely depend on agriculture and agriculture. farming for a living.

Addressing newly appointed veterinarians, livestock inspectors and fisheries technical assistants via video conference, the CM said that 70% of people in rural areas are engaged in agricultural activities. Most of them are also trying to double their income through animal husbandry and fish farming.

In order to make their life sweet and joyful, the state government continues to work vigorously. He said fish and animals play a vital role in meeting the protein needs of rural people.

He advised the newly appointed officer to maintain transparency in duty and work under the 5-T governance model.

The government recently appointed 146 veterinary officers, 588 livestock inspectors and 67 junior fisheries technical assistants.


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