ICAR assessing impact of Covid-19 lockdown on agriculture, allied sectors

Authorities agri-analysis human body ICAR is evaluating the impact of Covid-19 lockdown on agriculture and allied sectors and getting steps to minimise its outcome on the country’s food stability, a senior ICAR formal mentioned.

The Indian Council of Agricultural Investigation (ICAR) is the apex human body for coordinating, guiding, and running analysis and education in agriculture in the complete state beneath the aegis of Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

“ICAR is planning documents on the doable impact on agriculture and allied sectors and steps to minimise the negatives so that the food method remains unaffected,” the formal mentioned.

Although the government has exempted numerous agricultural functions from harvesting to motion of deliver to mandis from lockdown guidelines, the ICAR review will assist the government acquire even more motion, the formal included.

The formal mentioned that ICAR experienced issued crop-unique advisories to farmers, inquiring them to acquire normal safety measures

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