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New Umbrella Scheme “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” (PM-AASHA)

Giving a major boost to the pro-farmer initiatives of the Government and in keeping with its commitment and dedication for the Annadata, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a new Umbrella Scheme “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan’ (PM-AASHA).

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Govt Providing Subsidy on Crop Residue Management Machinery to Farmers

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh has said hundreds of millions of waste produced in India comes from agriculture and agricultural enterprises.

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'One District, One product' scheme in Odisha

To provide market link to farmers and make small industries successful in the state, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said 'One District One Product' scheme will soon be launched in Odisha.

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Integrated Farming System (IFS) to Double Income

The Tamil Nadu state has come out with its own variant of the concept of “doubling farmers’ income,” through the integrated farming system (IFS).

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Subsidized seeds, free biofertilizer for sorghum cultivators

With growing awareness on the health benefits of consuming small millets, the state government has come out with a slew of incentives to encourage farmers to cultivate more of these grains.

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Govt implementing Swaminathan panel report to boost farming

The government is implementing recommendations suggested in the Swaminathan Commission report to improve the living standards of farmers and uplift the farm sector, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on August 8.

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Chief Minister SamagraGramyaUnnayan Yojana

Himachal Pradesh is aiming to tap rainwater and use it optimally in agriculture and its allied activities. For this a water conservation project with an estimated cost of Rs 4,751.24 crore has been prepared, a Minister said.

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Water conservation project in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is aiming to tap rainwater and use it optimally in agriculture and its allied activities. For this a water conservation project with an estimated cost of Rs 4,751.24 crore has been prepared, a Minister said.

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Govt planning to set up fisheries infrastructure development fund

The Union Government is planning to set up a fisheries infrastructure development fund soon to give a boost to the sector as part of the blue revolution project.

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CACP suggest Centre to introduce price deficiency payment scheme

In a bid to ensure farmers benefit from minimum support prices (MSP), the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) has suggested that the Centre explore the possibility of implementing the price deficiency payment (PDP) scheme across the country.

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Government to launch scheme to prevent distress sales

The government is likely to soon launch a Rs 500-crore programme that aims to end distress sales by farmers of tomato, onion and potato (TOP) crops.

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Benefits of Agri schemes should reach genuine farmers

Informing about the union government’s schemes and flagship programmes to boost the agriculture sector, the Bhartiya Janata Kishan Morcha’s (BJKM) state president Dunggoli Libang on Thursday urged the agriculture department to ensure that the benefits of the schemes reach “only the genuine farmers of the state.”

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Suryashakti Kisan Yojna: Gujarat Govt launches solar scheme

With an aim to generate additional income for farmers, the state government on Saturday launched Suryashakti Kisan Yojna (SKY) under which grid-connected solar panels will be provided to over 12,000 cultivators who have already taken regular electricity connections for irrigation purpose.

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KUSUM scheme: solar power scheme for farmers

With an aim to promote use of solar power among farmers, the government is all set to launch Rs 1.4 crore KUSUM scheme next month.

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AP govt introduces scale-out scheme for natural farming

The Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday launched a Zero Based Natural Farming (ZBNF) scale-out scheme, aimed at benefitting around six million farmers by 2024.

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Cabinet approves Corpus for Micro Irrigation Fund with NABARD

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved an initial Corpus of Rs.5,000 crore for setting up of a dedicated “Micro Irrigation Fund” (MIF) with NABARD under Pradhan MantriKrishiSinchayeeYojana (PMKSY).

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"Rainbow Revolution" for agri growth

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said his government is committed to improvements in agriculture which could help farmers of the state in raising their incomes

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Government scheme to replace old agri pumpsets

Through Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), the Union Power Ministry has taken up the initiative of accelerating the programme of agriculture demand side management (AgDSM).

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Five clusters under dry land agriculture scheme

In order to bring more areas under rainfed crops and also to increase the productivity of rain fed crops by adopting modern agronomic interventions, the Agricultural Department has formed five clusters in different parts of the district to take up dry land farming.

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Avinashi-Athikadavu drinking water supply-cum-irrigation scheme

Providing succour to the farmers and social activists in the region, who had spearheaded countless protests over the years for implementing the Avinashi-Athikadavu drinking water supply-cum-irrigation scheme, the state government has accorded it administrative sanction at an estimated cost of Rs 1,652 crore..

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Center taking steps to ensure welfare of farmers

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said the Narendra Modi government is taking steps to ensure welfare of farmers.

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Telangana Announced 'Rythu Bandhu' Scheme For Farmers

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced the latest scheme extending cash assistance of Rs 4,000 per acre to farmers every agricultural season has attracted the attention of the Narendra Modi government.

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Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to promote organic farming

Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilizers in Agriculture is a cause for concern and has drawn the attention of the government because of its implications on environment, socio-economic and production fronts.

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AP Government providing Funds for procurement of agricultural commodities

Agriculture Minister Somireddi Chandramohan Reddy said, The State government has spent Rs. 1,602 crore on procurement of agricultural commodities under Minimum Support Price (MSP), Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF) and Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) during the last four years.

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Promotion of agricultural mechanization for in-situ management

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for in-situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi.

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Allocate Rs. 12,000 crores for the farmers under FISS scheme

The Telangana government will allocate Rs. 12,000 crores for the farmers in the agriculture budget under the farmers investment support scheme (FISS).

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Central schemes to boost agro growth

The centrally sponsored schemes are providing boost to the state government efforts to double the income of farmers within the next five years in Himachal Pradesh.

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Centre releases fund for Separate agri feeder for irrigation

Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said that the central government has released Rs 6,500 crore for laying out separate feeder for agriculture sector for the purpose of irrigation in Bihar.

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Four schemes to promote agri entrepreneurship

The state government launched four schemes to promote entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied sectors among the economically backward segments.

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Govt to provide max of 4,000 sq ft of land to agri labourers

The state government on Friday issued the guidelines to declare the agriculture labourer is the owner of land, up to an extent of 4,000 square feet only.

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Centre releases funds for 26 irrigation projects

The Union Water Resources Ministry has released central assistance amounting to Rs 734.7 crore for 26 irrigation projects.

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New organic farming policy to boost agricultural

The government is planning a new policy to promote organic farming in states, which will be aimed at boosting exports in the agriculture sector.

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Telangana to give Rs 8,000/acre to cover the costs of agri input

The Telangana government has drawn up a scheme under which farmers in the state will be given Rs 4,000 per acre twice a year to cover the costs of major inputs such as fertilisers, seeds and pesticides.

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Agriclinics & Agribusiness Centres (ACABC) Scheme

Unemployed graduates or diploma holders in agriculture would be be supported by banks under the Agriclinics & Agribusiness Centres (ACABC) Scheme of the Union Government.

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ICAR launched a central scheme to promote agri startups

The Telangana government launched a round-the-clock power supply to the state’s 2.3 million farmers free of cost, but power experts and opposition parties said that the scheme might result in its misuse and large-scale exploitation of groundwater.

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Telangana government launched a round-the-clock power supply

The Telangana government launched a round-the-clock power supply to the state’s 2.3 million farmers free of cost, but power experts and opposition parties said that the scheme might result in its misuse and large-scale exploitation of groundwater.

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90% subsidy on purchase and installation of sprinklers

To double the income of farmers in the next five years, the UP government announced 90% subsidy to small and marginal farmers on purchase and installation of sprinklers to improve irrigation.

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New scheme Bhavantar Bharpai implemented in Haryana

State agriculture minister O P Dhankar said, Haryana is heading towards realising the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to double the income of farmers by 2022.

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Subsidy for food processing in Bihar

Entrepreneurs and farmers willing to set up micro food-processing units in Bihar will get 50 per cent of the project cost of around Rs 25 lakh.

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Assam CM launches largest tractor distribution scheme

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made a fervent call to the farmers of the State to work hard with dedication to rejuvenate the agriculture sector and to contribute to the growth of Assam.

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Solar Water Pump Scheme for Farmers of Maharashtra

Solar water pumps scheme for farmers in Maharashtra is launched by state government of Maharashtra. Under the state government scheme, beneficiaries are supposed to get solar pumps at a highly subsidized rate and farmers have to pay just 5 per cent of the pump’s total cost.

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Top Five Subsidies under Government Schemes

1. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKYY)
2. National Food Security Mission (NFSM)
3. Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI)

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Government of India Offered NMAET Schemes to Farmers

National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) consists of 4 Sub Missions such as, (i) Sub Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE), (ii) Sub-Mission on Seed and Planting Material (SMSP), (iii)Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) and (iv)Sub Mission on Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine (SMPP).

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Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY)

Organic agriculture is a production of agricultural products free from chemicals and pesticides residues by adopting eco-friendly low cost technologies “Parampragat Krishi Vikas Yojana”is an elaborated component of Soil Health Management (SHM)

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National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)

NMSA is expected to transform Indian agriculture into more climate resilient production system through suitable adaptation and mitigation measures in domains of both crops and animal husbandry.

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National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP)

National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP) envisages increase in production of vegetable oil sourced from oilseeds, oil palm and TBOs from 7.06 million tonnes to 9.51 million tonnes by the of Twelfth Plan (2017-2017).

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Budgetary Provision for Government Agri Schemes

For the year 2016-17, budgetary provision of Rs. 45,250 crore was made for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare which has now been increased by 15.31% to Rs. 51,026 crore for the year 2017-18.

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Vegetable Exports Scheme

Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) look into formulation of export standards for fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Rupay Kisan Credit Card (RuPay KCC)

To meet the production credit requirements of the farmers in a timely and hassle-free manner, the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) has emerged as an innovative credit delivery mechanism.

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Jalyukt Shivar Scheme (Pani Tale Scheme)

To make Maharashtra a drought-free state by 2019, Maharashtra government has launched the project "Jalyukt Shivar Abhiyaan" in a bid.

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