With the start of sowing of Kharif season crops, fake fertilizers, pesticides (Pesticide) and seed sellers have also become active. The government has started efforts to save the farmers from their cheating. The Rajasthan government has started a campaign for action against such people. Under this, the officials have done 2460 inspections from June 1 to 17. In which 1994 samples were collected. The state government said that due to some discrepancies, the sale of agri inputs of 11 establishments has been banned. While confiscation action has been taken on 4. This campaign for quality control of agri inputs will run till June 30.
State Agriculture Commissioner Kanaram said that district wise instructions have been given to collect samples of fertilizers, seeds and pesticides. Get more inspections. So that best quality agricultural inputs for farmers in Kharif season (Agri Input) have availability. So that the production of agricultural produce is increased and the farmers do not suffer any kind of loss due to fake things. He directed the research wing and quality control branch of the department to expedite the action.
Farmers focus on organic farming
The Agriculture Commissioner asked the officials to work to take the benefits of agriculture schemes to the farmers. So that the income of farmers increases and agricultural production can increase. During the review of Rajasthan Organic Farming Mission program, he said that efforts are on to promote organic farming in the state. Every year three farmers performing well in organic farming will be given a state-level award of Rs one lakh each. Let us tell you that Rs 600 crore will be spent on organic farming mission. This will benefit 4 lakh farmers. About 3.80 lakh hectare area will be covered.
One lakh solar pumps to be installed
On the other hand, Rajasthan Chief Secretary Usha Sharma has given instructions to set up 1 lakh solar pumps in the state. This work will be done under Prime Minister Kusum-Component C (Feeder Level Solarization). Officials said that through the online portal, interested developers will also be able to select land and build solar power plants. Under a pilot project in Tonk, 4.24 MW work has been awarded, under which 656 farmers will get solar energy. Let us tell you that by setting up a solar plant with an investor, a farmer can earn by selling his electricity.
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