The origin of State Farms Corporation of India Limited (SFCI) goes back to 1956 when first mechanized farm was established in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan with the machinery gifted by erstwhile USSR on the eve of the visit of Marshal Bulganin. While inaugurating the first farm at Suratgarh in 1956, the first Prime Minister of India Late Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru called it a ‘ SYMBOL OF RESURGENT INDIA’. Subsequently, late Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India remarked, “ the Suratgarh farm has shown us how human will and scientific ingenuity can make desert bloom”.
- Type : Agriculture
- Founded : 1956
- Key People : Shri. Vinod Kumar Gaur (Chairman)
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