BJP vows 50% profits to farmers, careful release of GM crops

It also pledged to reform the APMC Act and to revise the existing PDS

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi   April 7, 2014

BJP today promised ensuring 50% profits over the cost of production to farmers and committed not to allow cultivation of GM food crops in the country without full scientific assessment, if it comes to power at the Centre.

It also pledged to reform the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act, revise the existing Public Distribution System (PDS) as also radically transform Food Corporation of India.