Cabinet approves amendment in coconut development board act – Cabinet approves amendment in coconut development board act
An official statement said, “The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Agriculture, Cooperative and Farmers Welfare to make the post of Chairman of Coconut Development Board a non-executive post. would benefit.”
“We will amend the Coconut Development Board Act,” Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar told the media after the cabinet meeting.
He said that the post of chairman would be non-executive and there would be a CEO for executive powers.
The Agriculture Minister said that a person having work experience in the field would be appointed as the non-executive chairman of the board.
Apart from this, many changes will also be made, he said. The central government will nominate six members to the board in contrast to the current practice of nominating four members from four states.
Tomar said two members from Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat would be appointed to the board.
The minister said that the board can also be involved in activities outside the country.
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