Minister of Agriculture

Thanks to our CM and Karnataka Government to enable Huawei Technologies: Thanks to our CM and Karnataka Government to enable Huawei Technologies to expand its R & D operations in Bangalore by investing 170 million USD in their new campus of 20 acres which can accommodate 5000 employees. Good news for the state !!
Customer Hire Centers: Customer Hire Centers I have travelled to & interacted with farmers in every district of Karnataka. Labor is amongst top 2 problems facing farmers everywhere. Unavailability of labor and unaffordable labor rates are debilitating farming. Ironically the second most populous country faces labor shortage in its primary sector even
70% of Karnataka farmers depend on rain for their crops. These rain fed fields don’t have any form of assured irrigation during dry spells.: 70% of Karnataka farmers depend on rain for their crops. These rain fed fields don’t have any form of assured irrigation during dry spells. Frequent dry spells play havoc with crops & lives of rain fed farmers. When rains fail at crucial crop stages, crops fail wholly or partly.
Inaugurated the Seva Kendra which will rent out agricultural equipments to farmers: Today we Inaugurated the Seva Kendra which will rent out agricultural equipments to farmers at Arasikere Taluk, Hassan District. This is a highlight of the krishi Bhagya scheme
Distributing Oil extracting machines: Distributing Oil extracting machines as a part of bio fuel promotion program. Clean energy on one side and tree cultivation on the other. Thanks to Bengaluru Agriculture University and ICRAF
Our CM Shri.Siddaramaiah inaugurated the District Agriculture training centre in Mysore today along with District In charge minister: Our CM Shri.Siddaramaiah inaugurated the District Agriculture training centre in Mysore today along with District In charge minister
Big part of being Agriculture Minister is spending time on the ground: Big part of being Agriculture Minister is spending time on the ground, getting first hand information regarding agriculture, farmers and department programs. My endeavour has been to tour as much as I can. Happy to record that as Agriculture Minister I have officially toured every district in Karnataka. Of
Review of department, watershed inspection at Yadgir: Review of department, watershed inspection at Yadgir
Fruitful exchange with Hon CM of AP on best practices and innovations in agriculture and agriculture marketing.: Fruitful exchange with Hon CM of AP on best practices and innovations in agriculture and agriculture marketing. AP CM was appreciative of and showed interest in Karnataka govt’s online trading, Krishi Bhagya (for dry land farming), Bhoochetana, soil health mission. He recognised the scientific basis for such programs in
Propagating mechanical harvesters – solution to agriculture reeling under labor shortages and prohibitive costs. At a field demo near Hubli: Propagating mechanical harvesters – solution to agriculture reeling under labor shortages and prohibitive costs. At a field demo near Hubli