Another good news for farmers – Rs 4000 per acre will have to be done…just a change in farming

Haryana Government has launched Crop Diversification Scheme.Crop Diversification SchemeUnder this scheme, a plan has been made to promote the cultivation of pulses and oilseeds in seven millet-dominated districts of South Haryana. Under this, the government will provide financial assistance at the rate of Rs 4,000 per acre for the cultivation of pulses and oilseeds crops in place of millet. For this, farmers will have to first get registered on Meri Fasal Mera Byora Portal (Meri Fasal Mera Byora). The assistance amount will be transferred to the farmers’ accounts only after verifying that the applicant is sowing pulses or oilseeds crops where he used to cultivate millet. Dr. Sumita Mishra, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Department, Haryana gave this information.

Dr. Mishra told that millet is cultivated in Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Mahendragarh, Rewari, Jhajjar, Hisar and Nuh. Here this scheme will be applicable. The government’s effort is to increase the income of the farmers and also improve the health of the soil. Under this scheme, a target has been set to promote pulses and oilseed crops in an area of ​​at least one lakh acres.

Why are pulses-oilseed crops important?

The state government has said that pulse crops improve the health of the soil. By absorbing nitrogen from the air, it increases the amount of nitrogen in the soil. Due to which the fertility of the land increases. In this way, farmers will need less quantity of Nitrogen Fertilizer in the field. Promotion of oilseed crops will also help in meeting the shortage of edible oil in the country.

Which crops will be included in the scheme

Mishra said that the Government of India has substantially increased the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of pulses and oilseed crops. Under this scheme, pulses would include moong, tur and urad and oilseed crops would include castor, groundnut and sesame crops. There is a lot of emphasis on increasing the area of ​​these crops. Farmers are being given information about new varieties of crops and modern technology.

getting money for this work

To promote indigenous varieties of cotton, the state government is giving an incentive of Rs 3,000 per acre. Not only this, sowing of other crops except paddy farming is getting help at the rate of Rs 7000 per acre. This help is being given even if the paddy field is kept empty. Overall, the state government is disclosing more water-intensive crops. At the same time, crops which increase the fertility of the land are being promoted.

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