Modi to release commemorative coin to mark 75th anniversary of FAO today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs. 75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Friday.

PM Modi will also dedicate 17 recently developed biofortified varieties of eight crops to the nation.

Union Agriculture Minister, Finance Minister and Women and Child Development Minister will also be present on the occasion.

It will be witnessed by Anganwadis, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Organic and Horticulture Missions across the country.

The event marks the highest priority accorded by the government to agriculture and nutrition and is a testament of the resolve to completely eliminate hunger, undernourishment and malnutrition.

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