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FDI in agriculture sector up at Rs 611.28 crore till December of FY18

PTI
Published Mar 17, 2018, 11:07 am IST
Updated Mar 17, 2018, 11:14 am IST
FDI in agriculture was Rs 515.9 crore in the entire 2016-17 fiscal, Rs 553.14 crore in 2015-16.
A number of farmers have benefited directly and indirectly from the FDI received in agriculture.
 A number of farmers have benefited directly and indirectly from the FDI received in agriculture.

New Delhi: The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the agriculture sector rose to Rs 611.28 crore till December 2017 of this fiscal, Parliament was informed today.

"A number of farmers have benefited directly and indirectly from the FDI received in agriculture," Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

 

FDI in agriculture was Rs 515.9 crore in the entire 2016-17 fiscal, Rs 553.14 crore in 2015-16 fiscal and Rs 365.31 crore 2014-15 fiscal, he added. 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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