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The day of 13th September proved to be another successful day for the farmers of Jharkhand.
The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar said that the State of Jharkhand will be given the Commendation Award for outstanding performance in the rice category for the year 2017-18. He congratulated the Chief Minister of the state Raghubar Das and the Agriculture Minister for this achievement. He congratulated the officials of the Agriculture Department as well as the farmers of the state for their dedicated efforts and said that under this award, a cash amount of one crore and citation will be given.
The Chief Minister said that this honor is dedicated to the toiling farmers of the state and to the 1.25 billion people of the state.
State Agriculture Minister Randhir Kumar Singh also expressed his happiness on this honor and congratulated the farmers of the state and the team of Agriculture Department. He said that due to the leadership and dedicated efforts of the Chief Minister, there has been an unprecedented 19% progress in agriculture in the state in the last 5 years.