/Union minister reviews central agriculture schemes in Assam

Union minister reviews central agriculture schemes in Assam

Guwahati: Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala on Monday considered the schemes of the ministry being carried out by the Assam authorities.

All by way of A gathering, Rupala highlighted numerous central schemes Similar to PM-Kisan and the mountaineering of the minimal assist worth (MSP) for numerous crops for The Benefit of farmers Inside the nation, an official launch said.

He thanked Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, who chaired the consider meeting, For his or her initiatives to implement the central authorities schemes effectively.

Regarding The continued Crop Insurance coverage Week for the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), Rupala said that the scheme goals at offering safety cowl To every farmer.

The Centre has launched Every week-prolonged particular drive from July 1 to enrol extra cultivators beneath the PMFBY And it will cowl all notified areas beneath the Kharif 2021 season with a particular Think about 75 aspirational districts the place crop insurance penetration is low.

The Union minister said that the central authorities will share As a lot as 90 per cent of the premium subsidy for PMFBY for the Northeastern states the placeas The prevailing sharing pattern is 50:50.

The schemes like PMFBY will current insurance cowlage and monetary assist to farmers in occasions of crop failure As a Outcome of of pure calamities, pest assaults and illnesses, And in addition stabilise the income of farmers To Guarantee their continuance in farming, he said.

Rupala said that Greater than Rs 95,000 crore worth of clgoals have been currentd to farmers As a Outcome of the launch of the scheme in the direction of The complete premium of Rs 17,000 crore paid by them.

The scheme launched in 2016 was made voluntary for all farmers, submit its revamp in February 2020, The discharge said.

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