India’s Farm Minister for FDI Agriculture organized a discussion in which they advocated for adopting modern technology, particularly biotechnology, to address the problems of coming years with grains, oilseeds, corn, and other crops. Genetically modified technology and seeds were suggested as a viable solution to achieve sustainable development. Additionally, implementing grading standards in the market to help consumers understand the differences in quality, as well as farmers understand what they grow, was also suggested. India may be short 14 million tonnes of foodgrains by 2017 if measures are not taken now to address the impending issues.

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