Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Food processing, packing and Polly houses now earn maximum profits

INVC NEWS
Chandigarh,

 
Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Mr. Jai Parkash Dalal said that with a view to promote micro-irrigation and make farmers aware of the same, Central Government has laid  more focus towards the Agriculture sector and micro-irrigation in the present budget. He said that there is a provision of giving upto 85 per cent subsidy on equipment in micro-irrigation sector by the State Government. This will increase the trend towards drip irrigation to farmers, which will save irrigation water and increase production, he added.

          The Agriculture Minister shared this while interacting with the media persons in Bhiwani .He said that Farmer Producer Organizations(FPO) are being made for the benefit of small farmers so that they can work together for food processing, packing and Polly houses and can earn maximum profits.

          He said that the State Government is continuously implementing new schemes for public welfare. He said that the State Government is already running several schemes for the welfare of Farmers and even the Central Government has laid more focus on the growth of the agriculture sector.

          While sharing the details about the Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal’s rally to be organized on March 7, 2020, in Kairu village, Tosham Assembly Constituency, the Minister said that a large number of people will participate from all the four Assembly Constituencies and the rally would be named as Haryana Pragati Rally. He said several developmental announcements are expected to be made at the rally.

          While responding to a question, the Minister said that a roadmap has been prepared for various development works which will be executed in every area of the Bhiwani district. The old sewerage and petroleum lines in the city will be replaced. Similarly, roads which require maintenance will also be renovated. He said that excellence centers of horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries etc. will be set up in Bhiwani, so that farmers and livestock farmers will get maximum benefit. He said that sheep farming is being promoted in the district, for which special centers will be opened.

          He said that like the Kisan Credit Card, the Pashu Kisan Credit Card Scheme has been started, for which there is great enthusiasm among the farmers and soon a big fair will be organized in Bhiwani, in which thousands of cattlemen will be given these cards.

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