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In Rajasthan, Farmers Income May Double by 2022

Rajasthan has been much ahead in the policy related decisions for last 2 years, said Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, while addressing the closing ceremony of Global Rajasthan Agritech Conference in Jaipur, Rajasthan. By the year 2022, this state would be successful to make the farmers income double.

He also said that Niti Aayog has given Rajasthan third place related to agriculture marketing and farmers oriented improvement index for the year 2016. Value addition of agricultural products are inspired by the agriculture processing and Agriculture Marketing Policy 2015 of the state. In the field of agricultural marketing, it reduces the losses on post harvesting scenario as well as motivate the use of new technologies.

He added that, to take decision of policy making in this regard Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has assisted State Government of Rajasthan. For the betterment of indigenous breeding two bulls mother farm in the state, the Government of India has sanctioned. The strength of ensured animals has increased from erstwhile two milch animals to five milch ones and five big animals as well as 50 small ones under insurance coverage of animals.

The “Global Rajasthan Agritech Conference” has got two prominent objectives, from that the first one is to pave the way of progress for technologies related to agriculture and to bring forth the best methodologies related to agricultural sector in the world before the farmers community and secondly to provide knowhow to the farmers community about the investment proceedings throughout the world.

Shri Singh said, to provide irrigation facilities to every farm the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana is available, under organic farming, to bring more and more area under cultivation, Prampargat Krishi Vikas Yojna, National Agriculture Market, E-NAM to provide better return of farmers produce have been initiated.

The Minister stated that for the development and preservation of indigenous bovine species for the first time National Gokul Mission has been started so as to pave the way of preservation and development of indigenous bovine species with scientific methodology.

To take the fisheries sector ahead because it is very much contributive to make the livelihood better for fishermen, fisherwomen and aquaculture, government has initiated Blue Revolution. To make the rural farming profession as scientific farming the agriculture experts of agriculture universities and ICAR Institutes will be concluded under Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav.