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Israel to work in Rajasthan on water, farming

Israel is planning to work in Rajasthan in cooperation with the local authorities on issues like water quality and agriculture.



Jaipur: Israel is planning to work in
Rajasthan in cooperation with the local authorities on issues
like water quality and agriculture.

Ambassador of Israel to India Mark Sofer discussed the
issue in detail with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at a meeting
here.
Earlier to the meeting, Sofer told reporters that
Israeli mission to India was planning to initiate works in the
desert state to improve quality of water and agriculture, and
also wants to set up a centre of excellence to educate and
train farmers on advance technologies and techniques.

"Our main thrust in the first stage will be on water and
agriculture related crucial issues which included purifying
and recycling of sewage water for reuse, salinity, creating
new water sources, improve farming etc.," Sofer said.
"We are also plannig to work on growing vegetable crops
in the desert state though it is not very easy but it can be
done as we did in Israel by using advance technologies," he
said adding animal husbandry and dairy farming would be
included later.

PTI

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