New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Today is on a tour of Ranchi. They will give gifts to the farmers here. According to the information, today 13.60 lakh farmers of the state will get the benefit of Chief Minister Krishi Ashirwad Yojana. 442 crore rupees will be directly transferred to the account of these farmers. Under the Chief Minister Krishi Aashirwad Yojana, farmers will be given an amount of five thousand rupees per acre. 3000 crores will be sent to the account of 35 lakh farmers under this scheme.
It is clear that maximum 25000 thousand rupees will be given in two installments in the account of farmers owning one acre or less of agricultural land and 5000 and 5 acres. This is the first such scheme of the state whose 100% payment will be through DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer). According to the assessment of the Department of Agriculture, 83 percent of the farmers in the state own 2 acres or less. Of these, 65 percent are farmers who have less than 1 acre of land.
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Please tell, the state government will spend an amount of 2250 crores for increasing the income of farmers. Chief Minister Raghuvar Das said, "This plan has been included in the budget for FY 2019-20. This scheme will be very helpful in fulfilling the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022 by PM Narendra Modi. Seeds to farmers, You will not have to depend on others or the bank for fertilizer and other agricultural investment. They will not have to take loans from anyone for farming. "
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From today, 35 thousand farmers will go to 3 thousand crore rupees. Farmers who have land up to one acre will get Rs 5 thousand and those who have land of 5 acres will get Rs 25 thousand. pic.twitter.com/eYjCBrcJdH
– Raghubar Das (@dasraghubar) August 10, 2019
The Chief Minister claimed that this scheme will be completely for the welfare of farmers. The amount will be sent directly to the farmers' account so that they will be able to buy seeds, fertilizer etc. from the market for the crop. The Chief Minister said that the state government is constantly striving for the prosperity of farmers. At present, the state government is also paying premium for crop insurance of 14.85 lakh farmers (Rs 66 crore annually). Loans are being given to farmers at zero percent interest.