KRRS farmers leader Chukki Nanjundaswamy’s name has been proposed for the First Chairperson of “Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission” Constituted by Govt of Karnataka.
According to Chennai Online on June 12:
The Karnataka Government will establish Agriculture Price Commission to fix suitable prices for agriculture produces in the state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds Finance portfolio, informed the Legislative Assembly today. Presenting the State Budget for 2013-14, his maiden budget after Congress came to power after a gap of eight years, he said, “Farmers are always facing problems due to indeterminate prices for their produce. Most of the times they do not even get the costs incurred hence the establishment of the Commission to fix suitable prices.” He said the Commission would consist of farmers, agriculture experts and agro-economist. The suitable prices would be fixed on the scientifically worked out recommendations of the Commission.
From Kannada news channel Suvarna: