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October 17, 2020

FAO commemorative coin of Rs 75 released!

PM to released commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of FAO! On the occasion of 75th Anniversary of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on 16th October 2020, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination to mark the long-standing relation of India with FAO. Prime Minister will also dedicate to the Nation 17 recently developed biofortified varieties of 8 crops.

The event marks the highest priority accorded by the government to agriculture and nutrition, and is a testament of the resolve to completely eliminate hunger, undernourishment and malnutrition. It will be witnessed by Anganwadis, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Organic and Horticulture Missions across the country.  Union Agriculture Minister, Finance Minister and WCD Minister will also be present on the occasion.

In the week PM Narendra Modi unveiled two coins in the series of commemorative & tribute! This is the big encouragement for Mint India to celebrate, honor and tribute India’s great legacy. While we are looking at US Mint, Canada Mint & Perth Mint is keeping celebrating and keeps announcing such valued coins in silver & gold!

This is also a gate way for jewellers too, to announce such coins occasionally!

 

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