*I know a lot of farmers who are in Guinness World Records Book. Such knowledge should be shared btwn farmers: PM Modi
*Our farmers can be very independent. 1/3 can be devoted to traditional farming, 2/3rd animal husbandry & 3/3 can be timber production: PM
*Kisan Channel is an initiative to convey the information to the farmers: PM Modi
*An effort needs to be made to bring change to the Agriculture movement of this nation which then betters the economy: PM
*Lal Bahadur Shastri ji gave a Mantra and the farmer of the Nation got inspired by that Mantra: PM
*The farming community is a big one. And, if we have to take India forward we will have to take the villages forward: PM
* More than 50% farmers in villages have no idea that there is an Agriculture Ministry or Minister in the Govt: PM Modi
* Because of the numerous channels catering to sports, the young generation now is taking more interest in this field: PM Modi
* People wondered what will be new in this channel: PM Modi
* PM Modi launches 'Kisan TV' for farmers
Marking the first anniversary of NDA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched ‘Kisan TV' at a function held in Vigyan Bhawan.
In his address, PM stressed on the need for improving farmers' condition in the country. He said if country wants to progress, the elevation of villages and farmers is the stepping stone.
After coming to power, the NDA government had announced that it will launch a 24—hour TV channel for farmers.
In his Union Budget 2014 speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who now also holds the charge of the I&B ministry, had announced that a 24—hour TV channel will be dedicated to the agriculture sector, for which he had marked an outlay of Rs. 100 crore.