Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while underlining the government’s commitment to make the soil healthier, said soil health cards will be given to farmers under a nationwide drive.
He tweeted, “On World Soil Day we reaffirm our commitment to making our soil healthier. When soil is in good heath, our farmers get more wealth.”
“From today, there will be nationwide initiatives where farmers will get soil health cards and other inputs. Best wishes to farmers and officials,” Modi said in another tweet.
Soil health card is an effort to improve the health of the soil and provide guidance to farmers on soil-related issues, he said.