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Govt To Make Big Investments In Agri, Allied Farm Sector Infrastructure | Business Standard News

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Aiming to double farmers' income by 2022, the government Friday said it will invest in a big way in developing infrastructure in both agriculture and allied farm sector, and encourage private entrepreneurs in food processing. Presenting the Budget for the 2019-20 fiscal, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government keeps "gaon, garib, aur kisan" at the centre of everything that it does. Both 'ease of doing business' and 'easy of living' should apply to farmers too. "We will invest widely in agricultural infrastructure.