600 crores given to three states this year for stubble management, 2 lakh machines distributed in 4 years

Kharif season is at its peak. Under which the harvesting of paddy crops has started these days. Meanwhile, the central government has come into active mode regarding stubble management. Under which the central government has released a fund of Rs 600 crore to Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh for stubble management in the current season. At the same time, the central government has distributed 2.07 lakh machines among the states for stubble management in 4 years. this information on Wednesday Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar gave in a high-level meeting convened to review the preparedness of the states for stubble management.

In the meeting, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the success of the states in this matter is only when the cases of stubble burning become zero and this would be the ideal situation. He said that to achieve the target in this regard, everyone should be made more and more aware and a multi-dimensional and far-reaching plan should be implemented seriously. He said that the central government is concerned in this matter. Under which Rs 600 crore has been released to the states. At the same time, he also stressed on the need to ensure effective use of 2.07 lakh machines.

Farmers also suffer due to stubble burning

While reviewing a virtual meeting with high officials of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi and senior officers of the Ministry of Agriculture, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the preparedness of the states should be such that the problem of crop residue burning in a certain target period should be avoided. To be liberated. He said that the states should seriously think about how this problem can be resolved at an accelerated pace. Tomar said that burning of stubble not only harms the environment, it also has a negative effect on the farmers’ fields, which ultimately harms the farmer, the state and the country as well.

Need to convert waste into wealth

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the bio-decomposer prepared by the Pusa Institute is important in the direction of solving the problem of stubble, which is also cheap, emphasis should be given on its maximum use. He said that at the same time, farmers should be taken to such fields and observed this method of Pusa Sansthan so that they know how it is being benefited. The Union Minister said that we should try to convert the West into Wealth.

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