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Summary

78%

Soil Health Cards Dispatched

17,17,14,707

Soil Health Cards Dispatched

17,17,14,707

Number of insurance covers under PM Fasal Bima Yojana

14,39,00,000

Number of insurance covers under PM Fasal Bima Yojana

14,39,00,000

Number of Farmers registered on E-NAM

1,35,22,846

Number of Farmers registered on E-NAM

1,35,22,846

Organic Farming - PARAMPARAGAT KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA

2,37,820 hectares

Organic Farming - PARAMPARAGAT KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA

2,37,820 hectares

Total Irrigation potential created under PMKSY

24,00,000 Hectares

Total Irrigation potential created under PMKSY

24,00,000 Hectares

Budgetary Allocation: Significant rise from Rs. 1,21,082 crores during 2009-14 to Rs. 2,11,694 crore during Rs 2014-19

"Creation of a National Farm Market, removing distortions and e-platform across 585 Stations - e- Trading platforms, 585 regulated markets to fetch best prices for farmers"

Farm Credit Target: Raised to Rs 11 lakh crore for 2018-19

Farmers Get Holistic Protection with PM Fasal Bima Yojana at nominal rates 4.05 crore farmers covered, 379.06 lakh hectares land insured for a sum of Rs 1,31,519 crore

Corpus of ₹10,000 cr to create infrastructure in fishery, aquaculture and animal husbandry sectors

₹1,290 cr allocated under - National Bamboo Mission to help setting up small industries

₹2,000 cr for Agri-market infrastructure fund set up

Relief to farmers in distress given in case of 33% and more damage to the crop; earlier it was for 50%

Families of the deceased persons to be given an assistance of ₹4 lakhs, up from ₹2.5 lakhs

"82% rise in provision under State Disaster Relief Fund* during 2015-20, as compared to 2010-15. It went up to ₹61,220 Crore from ₹33,580.93 Crore"

64 lakh metric tonnes of Pulses and Oilseeds were procured at MSP from farmers in 2014-18

Extent of buffer stock of Pulses increased from 1.5 lakh tonnes to 20 lakh tonnes

Record procurement of 45.43 lakh metric tonnes of pulses under Price Support Scheme

100 % Neem Coating resulted in improvement in soil health, reduction in pest and disease attack

Special Banking arrangement of ₹10,000 cr to clear fertilizer subsidy dues

₹ 50,000 crores to be invested to achieve ‘Har Khet Ko Paani

Over 29.8 lakh hectare covered under micro irrigation since 2015-16

Facilitating farmers for installing solar water pumps in field irrigation

Over 2.19 crore tonnes of farm commodities worth ₹56,569.62 crore transacted on e-NAM

More than 1.36 crore farmers and sellers are registered on E-NAM

Hike in MSP for all 14 Kharif crops to be marketed in 2018-19 Season

Raise in MSP ranging from ₹200 to ₹1827 per quintal

Ensuring 50% to 97% return over cost of production

"PM Annadata Aay Sanrakshan Abhiyan launched. Price Support Scheme (PSS) : Physical procurement of pulses, oilseeds & Copra by Nodal Agencies. Govt. to bear procurement expenditure & losses Price Deficiency Payment Scheme (PDPS): To cover all oilseeds for which MSP is notified. Farmers to get direct payment to the difference between MSP & selling price Pilot of Private Procurement & Stockist Scheme (PPPS) : Private sector participation in procurement operation to be piloted"

"Mahila Kisan Shashaktikaran Pariyojan: As of March 2018, more than 33 lakh women farmers were being supported under this scheme. Further, about 8 lakh Mahila Kisans have been mobilized into 86,000 Producer Groups (PGs) which are federated into 126 Producer Companies (PCs). "

Production of food grain increased to 10.5%. In 2017-18, 280mt were produced as opposed to 250mt during 2010-14

Historic rise in the MSP 50% rise for Kharif crops (including pulses) Up to 21% rise for Rabi crops

Affordable Credit for farmers: Under the Interest Subvention Scheme Short Term Crop loans upto Rs.3 lakh are extended to farmers at an interest rate of 7% per annum for a period up to one year.

Centre to work with the state governments to facilitate farmers for installing solar water pumps to irrigate their fields

Operation Greens: To address the challenge of price volatility of perishable commodities like tomato, onion and potato (TOP) to help farmers and consumers.

Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs): To develop and upgrade existing 22,000 rural haats into GrAMs to take care of the interests of more than 86% small and marginal farmers.

Blue Revolution Opens up New Avenues for Farmers

Rashtriya Gokul Mission gives a Boost to Milk Production and Farmer Incomes

Provision to SDRF has seen a jump of 82% for the 5-year period 2015-20, as compared to the 5-year period between 2010-15. It went up to Rs. 61,220 crores from Rs. 33,580.93 crore

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