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Israel to setup Agriculture Centre of Excellence in Madhya Pradesh

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05 March 2022, Bhopal: The Consulate General of Israel Mr. Kobbi Shoshani made a courtesy call on Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at the Chief Minister’s residence during his stay in Madhya Pradesh.

Consulate General Mr. Shoshani appreciated the development in agriculture sector in Madhya Pradesh. He assured full cooperation by Israel in the fields of irrigation, industry, trade and commerce including agriculture. At present, some establishments of Israeli companies are functioning in Malanpur and Mandideep in the state.

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Mr. Shoshani told Chief Minister Mr. Chouhan that out of 29 centres of excellence in agriculture in India, Israel proposes to set up two centres in Madhya Pradesh. In this, orange production in Chhindwara and vegetable production in Morena will be promoted. Officers of Madhya Pradesh’s Agriculture and Horticulture Department will be benefitted through a fortnight’s specialization course in Israel.

The Consulate General of Israel said that this year is a year of celebration of 30 years of cordial relations between India and Israel. Efforts will be made so that more tourists from Israel come to Madhya Pradesh. The tourist places of Madhya Pradesh have that attraction which can draw tourists from all over the world.

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