Anwar, who took charge of his new post on Tuesday, said he would do his best to contribute to policy formulation and implementation not only in mainline agriculture but also the allied sectors such as dairying and animal husbandry.
These sectors have an important role in overall growth of agriculture and well-being and prosperity of farmers, he said in a statement.
Anwar, who hails from Bihar, has been a parliamentarian since 1984 and was part of a number of important parliamentary committees, the statement said.
New Delhi: The new Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Tariq Anwar has said allied sectors like dairying and animal husbandry play an important role in the growth of agriculture and betterment of farmers.
First Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 13:47