If you do organic farming then you can get one lakh rupees award, apply here

The campaign for chemical free i.e. organic farming is going on all over the country. So that the cost of production is reduced, the fertility of the earth is maintained and the health of the people does not deteriorate. For this, the central government is giving financial help. But, by just giving help, organic farming (Organic Farming) campaign will not proceed. For this, farmers will also have to be encouraged. So that seeing them, other people also leave farming with toxic chemicals. The Rajasthan government has started some similar initiative. The government will give an award to three farmers who are doing organic farming. For this, farmers will be given prizes of one lakh rupees each. If you are interested then you can apply.

According to Rajasthan’s Agriculture Commissioner Kanaram, to promote organic farming, awards will be given to 3 farmers who have done excellent work in the field of organic farming at the state level. Applications are invited from eligible farmers. A condition has also been laid for this. Farmers who have taken agricultural or horticultural crops from organic farming method for the last five years will be eligible for this.

Where to apply for the award

Application proforma, guidelines, eligibility etc. can be downloaded from the departmental website (www.krishi.rajasthan.gov.in). Or it can also be obtained free of cost from the office of the Deputy Director of Agriculture of the concerned district or the Zilla Parishad. Farmers will have to fill the application form and submit it to the Deputy Director of Agriculture or Zilla Parishad office of the concerned district. Or it can be sent to Pant Krishi Bhavan Jaipur through post.

When can the application be sent

The Rajasthan government has told that the applications of farmers can be submitted in person or through post till 30 September. A committee constituted under the chairmanship of the District Collector will select one farmer from the district and send it to the Agriculture Commissionerate. The selection of farmers for the award will be done by the State Level Committee from the applications received from the districts. The selected three farmers will be given an award of Rs.1 lakh each.

organic farming in rajasthan

There are 5000 clusters of organic farming running in Rajasthan and 20 hectares of organic area is included in each cluster. During 2020-21, 24713.51 metric tonnes of organic agricultural products were exported from Rajasthan. In return, the farmers here got Rs 217.95 crore. The Rajasthan government is trying to increase the scope of organic farming here. To promote organic farming, the state government is providing assistance at the rate of Rs 9000 per hectare under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana.

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