Primary Sector Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh government to form Krishi Cabinet

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to form a Cabinet sub-committee named as Krishi Cabinet.

This sub-committee will focus on the challenges of the Primary Sector Mission of state government undertaken to make agriculture and its allied activities profitable and sustainable for all-round improvement of the rural economy.

Decision in this regard was taken by state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Vijaywada.

Apart from this cabinet also rechristened Primary Sector Mission of state as ‘Rythu Kosam’. This mission will be part of the government’s strategy to achieve 18.2 per cent growth in 2015-16 fiscal.

It will aim to enhance the contribution of primary sector to the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) from 1.43 lakh crore to 1.69 lakh crore rupees. Additional Joint Collector-rank official will the in-charge of the Primary Sector Mission’s performance.

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