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Bhubaneswar: Ace Mandarin Vir Vikram Yadav has brought laurels for the State. Principal Secretary Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare Shri Yadav has been honoured in USA with Global Planet Purpose Award: Drive For Results.

CMO Odisha has tweeted: Using real time satellite image, the validity of paddy crops at farms is checked, ensuring transparent disbursal of Minimum Support Price.

The technology-led transparency as part of #5T governance has also substantially improved farmers’ participation in MSP scheme.

In recognition of its Satellite Image based Validation of Paddy Crop system, #Odisha has been declared the ‘Global Planet Purpose Award winner: Drive for Results’ at the Planet Explore 2023-Transparency to Action Conference at Washington DC, USA.

FS & CW Department has implemented the automation system equipped with satellite assisted paddy crop validation with the help of ORSAC. This innovative intervention of State Govt has tremendous potential to bring relief to genuine farmers and ensure proper targeting of MSP of paddy.

Honest and Hard Working Mandarin, Shri Yadav is sincerely handling FS & CW Sector for more than five years and now with transparent system in place, Odisha Food is gaining Global Recognition for its transparency, thanks to 5T efforts.