14 February, Kanpur
President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday said, farmers play a major role in nation building and scientists should invent new methods and techniques to increase their income.
Kovind said this while inaugurating the International conference on Agriculture – Agricon 2018 at Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology at Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
The President said, agriculture should be linked with agro-based cottage and other industries. He said, the food processing industry should be strengthened as farmers can earn much more by it.