Climate Action was given more importance in this year's union budget and it reflects India's commitment towards green future , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.

He was speaking at the inauguration of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics) here.

Taking forward years of efforts, Climate action was given more importance in this year's budget. This year's budget encourages India's commitment towards a green future in every sector, he said.

He also said the budget is focused on natural farming and digital agriculture.

Modi released a commemorative postal stamp on the occasion of ICRISAT's 50th Foundation day. He also launched the Climate Change Research Facility on plant protection.