Centre extends saffron mission for 2 more years

Centre extends saffron mission for 2 more years
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Central government has extended the 'National Mission on Saffron' for two more years to undertake the pending works under MIDH (Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture). The decision has been widely hailed by the Saffron growers. 

According to an official spokesperson, the director agriculture has said that the mission was not fully completed within the stipulated time, and some components of the mission like installing of sprinkle irrigation system in the saffron fields, were under progress. 

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