Farm bills: MSP system to continue, PM Modi assures farmers

Sep 21, 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of nine highway projects in Bihar. The foundation stone laying ceremony took place via video conferencing on September 21. PM Modi also inaugurated ‘Har Gaon Mein Optical Fibre’ project. This project will work towards connecting 45,945 villages of Bihar through Optical Fibre Internet Service. While addressing at the event, PM Modi said, “I want to assure every farmer that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) system will continue as before. During the coronavirus pandemic, record purchase of wheat has been made from farmers during the Rabi season.” “Rs 1 lakh 13 thousand crores given to the farmers at MSP. This amount is more than 30% over last year,” PM Modi added.