Crop Diversification Scheme: Leave the paddy crop and grow these crops… will get double benefit

Paddy cultivation is not only proving to be a loss-making deal for the farmers, but it is also not good for the environment. Because on an average 3000 liters of water is needed to produce one kg of rice. In such a situation, its cultivation is now being discouraged in those states which lack water. Haryana is also included in similar states where water is continuously going into the underworld. so here Paddy farming An incentive amount of Rs 7000 per acre is being given to the dropouts. Those who took advantage of it last year can also take advantage of this scheme this year.

The Haryana government hopes that due to the incentive amount, people will leave paddy cultivation and adopt less water crops. Even if you had grown paddy in a field till last year and are leaving it empty this year, you can still take advantage of Rs 7000 per acre by registering. It has been told that this scheme will be applicable only for non-basmati paddy.

Farmers will also get benefit of this

On the other hand, money is also being given under the crop diversification scheme. Under this also, money will be given for growing alternative crops with less water and less cost except paddy crop. Especially on growing maize and pulse crops. Farmers can apply online on the department’s website till August 31.

how much money will you get

Dr. Wazir Singh, Deputy Director, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare in Haryana said that farmers can take advantage of the crop diversification scheme being run under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana. A grant of Rs 2400 per acre will be given by the state government for growing alternative crop (maize) of coarse cereals with less water and less cost except paddy. While a grant of Rs 3600 per acre will be given for pulse crops. Crops like moong, urad and tur will be included in this.

where will the application

Farmers wishing to take advantage of the scheme Agriculture Department website But you have to register yourself. The last date for registration has been fixed as 31 August 2022. That is, now you have only 25 days for this. A farmer will be given the benefit of up to 5 acres only. After applying, the documents of the farmer will be verified. After this the amount of incentive will be directly transferred to the bank account of the farmer. Then don’t delay for this noble cause. Apply asap.

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