Shri Narendra Singh Tomar presided over The CSR Journal Excellence Awards on July 22 in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. In his speech, he spoke passionately about the importance of corporate India investing in agriculture for India to become a global superpower.
Shri Tomar is the Hon’ble Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Minister of Rural Development. Previously, he was the Minister of Mines and Minister of Parliamentary Affair in the Government of India. Shri Tomar was elected to Rajya Sabha in 2009 and was also a member of the Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers.
He is involved in many cultural and social activities like blood donation camps, plantation programmes and helping the needy. Tomar’s interest in sports, led him to become the President of Darpan Sports Sansthan. Apart from his fascination in sports, his literary interests are also quite evident. To encourage artists, Tomar organises many poetic symposiums.