The government will give a gift of Rs 3000 per acre to the farmers cultivating indigenous cotton, just have to do this work

Haryana government has started cultivation of indigenous cotton (Cotton Farming) and has introduced an incentive scheme to promote its production. Under which an incentive amount of Rs 3,000 per acre will be given. Giving information about this, a spokesman of the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that farmers taking benefit of incentive amount will have to get registered on Meri Fasal Mera Byora Portal. For which the last date has been fixed on June 30, 2022. He said that while sowing of indigenous cotton would encourage diversity of varieties, the possibility of damage by pests would also be reduced. For more information about this scheme of Agriculture Department, farmers can get information about brothers and sisters by calling toll-free number 1800-180-2117.

Haryana is one of the major cotton producing states. Here the sowing of cotton is almost complete. Compared to last year, cotton cultivation in Haryana has been recorded in 6,28,000 hectares, down by 3 per cent. The Haryana government had set a target of sowing cotton in 700,000 hectares in the state this year. It is expected that through this incentive scheme, the area under cotton will increase further on the pretext of indigenous cotton.

Will there be no insect attack in indigenous varieties of cotton?

Some experts believe that Bt cotton and other non-indigenous cotton varieties are more prone to pest attacks. This increases the expenditure of the farmers and also keeps the possibility of loss. Therefore, the government has decided to give three thousand rupees per acre to promote indigenous varieties.

On the one hand, the Haryana government is talking about increasing the sowing of indigenous varieties of cotton and protecting the crop from pest damage, while on the other hand, the attack of pink bollworm ie pink bollworm in early sown cotton in Narnaul and Kanina blocks of Mahendragarh district. Information has been received. Last year too, cotton cultivation was damaged here due to the attack of Pink Bollworm.

Cotton Growing Area of ​​Haryana

The name of Haryana is also taken prominently in the cultivation of cotton. It is cultivated more here in Sirsa and Hisar. The Central Institute for Cotton Research is located in Sirsa itself. Apart from this Fatehabad, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Jind, Palwal, Jhajjar Rewari and Mahendragarh are also its major cotton producing districts. At present, if you have sown the indigenous variety of cotton, then by June 30, in any case, get my crop registered on the Meri Byora portal. So that, get the incentive amount. Nothing has been said about how many acres will get the benefit of this scheme.

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