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Sikkim | PM Modi lauds state for Future Policy Gold award
GANGTOK | October 29, 2018:
Sikkim was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for having won the Future Policy Gold Award conferred by the UN- Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy.
PM Modi, congratulating the people of Sikkim for the feat in his monthly radio address 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, termed the award as the 'Oscar' in the field of sustainable food system and best policy making, informs an IPR release.
"Our North-East has a unique distinction of its own. The natural beauty of North East has no parallel and the people of this area are extremely talented. Now our North East is also known for all best deeds. North East is one region that has made grand progress in organic farming. A few days ago Sikkim won the prestigious Future Policy Gold Award, 2018 for encouraging the sustainable food system. This award is given by the UN body FAO. You will be delighted to know that this best policy making award is equivalent to an Oscar in the sector. Not only this, our Sikkim outperformed 51 nominated policies of 25 countries to win this award. For this, I heartily compliment the people of Sikkim," said PM Modi, quotes the IPR release.
Source: Sikkim Express