It is reported that Shri Bhaiyyaji Joshi sarkaryavah of the RSS has released the Agricultural Atlas of Madhya Pradesh on June 1st at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) auditorium in Delhi. Honourable Union Minister for Agriculture, Shri Radha Mohan Singh; Honourable Member of Parliament, Shri Murli Manohar Joshi; Organising Secretary of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, Shri Dinesh Dattatreya Kulkarni and Chairman of the IGNCA, Shri Ram Bahadur Rai address the gathering. Dr. J. K. Bajaj, Director, Centre for Policy Studies, has submitted the presentation on the contents of this Atlas.
Actually the Atlas is a bilingual illustrated compendium of all aspects of Agriculture in Madhya Pradesh comprises detailed maps on the geography, rivers, soils, climate, demography, livestock, changing cropping patterns and production of different crops in the State. It also rigorously records the extraordinary growth in all aspects of agriculture that has taken place in Madhya Pradesh during the last about one and a half decades. It has made Madhya Pradesh the fastest growing State in Agriculture and the State with the largest share of Agriculture in the State Domestic Product.
The Atlas is produced jointly by the Centre for Policy Studies and the Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology.
Resource Atlases of Datia and Tikamgarh districts in Hindi has also released in this occasion.