Kalaburagi: Agriculture sector is the state’s first priority, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said.
He laid the foundation stone for a well-equipped vegetable market in the city’s MSK Mill area at a cost of Rs 26 crore.
The central government has also made agriculture a top priority. Special Kisan Rail for shipping of agricultural products has been launched. Most notably, Shobha Karandlaje is the Union Minister of Agriculture and will be the voice of the farmer. CM said he would travel around the state and listen to the issues.
Urban Development Minister Birathi Basavaraja, MP Umesha Jadhav spoke. Deputy Prime Minister Govinda Karajola, who is also the Minister of Public Works, and the Minister in charge of the District, Murugesha Nirani.