For straw management, Punjab government to give out over 25,000 agriculture devices

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Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, August 1

With a view To creating Punjab a ‘zero stubble burning state’, the Punjab Agriculture Dehalfment has initiated a drive To current over 25,000 agro-machines/farm gear to farmers for in situ administration of paddy residue with subsidy factor of Rs 250 crore By way of The current fiscal.

Director Agriculture Sukhdev Singh Sidhu said the dehalfment had sanctioned round 430 purposes of cooperative societies and panchayats on a precedence basis for balers And first sowing machines.

Inside The primary half, sanction has been issued to 246 panchayats and 185 primary agriculture cooperative societies (PACS) at a subsidy of 80 per cent To decide farm equipment banks (FMBs) To be used as custom-made hiring centres. He said subsidy Startworking from 50% to 80% was being provided to the farmers beneath the scheme with 80 per cent subsidy to cooperative societies and farmer teams and 50 per cent For people.

The equipment portal was being reopened from August 2-4 Solely for panchayats, cooperative societies and FPOs To current them One other alternative to avail The Benefit of the subsidised agri-gear, said the Director.

The state authorities plans to ship state-of-the-artwork machines to farmers, collectively with super SMS, joyful seeder, paddy straw chopper/shredder/mulcher, hydraulic reversible mould board plough And 0 till drill machines.

As a lot as 80% subsidy for 430 candidates

  • Agri Dehalfment has sanctioned 430 purposes of cooperative societies and panchayats for balers And first sowing machines
  • Inside The primary half, 246 panchayats and 185 cooperative societies will get 80% subsidy to Arrange farm equipment banks To be used as custom-made hiring centres
  • Under the scheme, cooperative societies and farmer teams will get 80% subsidy and people 50%

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