Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has been selected for the prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award-2017.
A Committee headed by well-known agriculture scientist Prof MS Swaminathan has recommended the Chief Minister’s name. The award will be presented on September 5 at Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi.
The Chief Minister is selected for the award for his innovative and yeoman services being rendered for the welfare of farmers and farm sector. The award is instituted by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture in 2008 and is presented every year since then. (INN)