Profitable rates to farmers to be ensured

Mukhya Mantri Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana to be implemented

CM Mr. Chouhan talks with farmers open heartedly

lead13.8.17Bhopal, August 13, 2017 (Ataullah Faizan):  Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Mukhya Mantri Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana, Custom Processing scheme and Farmers Entrepreneurship scheme for the children of farmers will be implemented. He also informed about Samadhan Yojana started for defaulter farmers and Mukhya mantra Solar Pump scheme. Mr. Chouhan further mentioned that all the undisputed mutation, partition and demarcation cases will be redressed within next three months. After this any person who provides information about more than three months old cases will be rewarded and punitive action will be taken against the concerned revenue officer. Mr. Chouhan was speaking to the farmers directly through programme ‘Dil Se’ broadcasted by Akashwani today. CM Mr. Chouhan informed that Bhavantar Yojana will ensure profitable value to the farmers for their produces. Under the scheme, the entire date will be compiled through Fasal Girdawari Mobile App. This will help in finding about the particular crop sown by the farmer besides area and arrangements will be made to deposit the difference amount of support price and selling price directly in farmers’ bank accounts by calculating average production.

Informing about Revenue Cases monitoring System to avoid delay in mutation, partition and demarcation cases, Mr. Chouhan informed that all the undisputed revenue cases will be redressed within next 3 months. He said that after this, any person who provides information about more than three months old cases will be given cash reward and the reward amount will be recovered from the guilty officer/employee. Moreover Mr. Chouhan informed that such an arrangement will be made soon for providing Khasra copy free of charge to the farmers every year.

He stated that custom processing scheme will be introduced shortly and 40 percent subsidy will be provided to youth to establish center worth Rs. 25 lakh. In these centers, farmers can get their produces cleaned, graded, packed and valued. Krishak Udhyami Yojana is being started shortly for the children of farmers, under which loan from Rs. 10 lakh to 2 crore for self employment will be given to them at government’s guarantee. Also arrangements have been made for 15 percent subsidy and interest subsidy of 5 percent for 5 years under the scheme. Mr. Chouhan informed that a roadmap has already been prepared to achieve the target of Prime Minister to double the farmers’ income, which is being shared with the farmers of every district.

Under this, attention has been paid mainly on 5 points like reduction in agriculture cost, increase in production and productivity, agriculture diversification, profitable value of production and risk beside arrangement for better relief in natural calamities. He mentioned that doubling the income is not a fantasy. Mr. Praksh Jawale, a resident of village Haiderpur of Burhanpur has increased production of soybean from 5 quintals to 7 quintal from one acre using correct method, micro nutrients etc.

Using drip irrigation and SSI method in sugarcane crop, he has increased production to 53 tonne from 40 tonne. He has earned a profit of Rs. One lakh per acre in place of Rs. 62 thousand by adopting this model. Similarly, Mr. Chouhan informed about 6 folds increase in income over cost by Mr. Madhusudan Tonpe of village Tigaon- Pandurna district Chhindwara, Mr. Harilal Jaiswal of village Upni of Sidhi district from high-tech production of vegetables, Mr. Harish Patidar of village Makdon district Ujjain from organic farming of betel leaf through poly house, Mr. Badrilal Dhakad of village Nalkheda of Agar district from production of 600 quintal oranges in one hectare land. He also informed about governmnet’s efforts to make agriculture a profitable occupation.

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