Bhopal : Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made many inventions within the curiosity of the farmers of the state to make agriculture worthwhile and to double the earnings of farmers. Agriculture sector could have a major involvement within the creation of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. The federal government is making efforts to extend agricultural manufacturing, cut back price of manufacturing, offering truthful costs for agricultural produce and enough compensation to farmer for crop loss in case of pure calamity or different state of affairs.
With the help of the federal government, farmers of the state have set a document primarily in wheat manufacturing. Madhya Pradesh are pioneers within the nation in procurement of wheat. Amending the Krishi Upaj Mandi Adhiniyam within the curiosity of farmers, provision of e-trading was made and the farmers had been offered facility to promote crops via the procurement centre in addition to via the approved personal procurement middle and deal sheet association of the market. An quantity of greater than Rs 33 thousand crores was transferred to the accounts of farmers for the procurement of wheat, paddy and different crops.
Farmers of Madhya Pradesh are getting the advantage of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, below which Rs 6 thousand are given to farmers yearly. On this sequence, the Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Samman Nidhi Yojana was began and the federal government of Madhya Pradesh began giving Rs 4 thousand per 12 months to farmers in two equal installments. On this approach, farmers at the moment are getting Kisan Samman Nidhi of a complete of Rs 10 thousand each year.
The state authorities offered aid to the farmers by depositing the pending premium of Pradhan Mantri Crop Insurance coverage Scheme to offer aid to farmers for his or her crop loss on account of pure calamity or below another circumstances. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan stuffed the pending premium of the insurance coverage scheme as quickly as he got here to energy and the affected farmers had been offered crop insurance coverage cash. Throughout the crucial state of affairs of lockdown, one crore 29 lakh tonnes of wheat was bought from 16 lakh farmers and an quantity of greater than Rs 27 thousand crores was transferred to their accounts.
Aid was offered to the farmers by restarting the mortgage scheme at zero p.c curiosity to the farmers. For this, an quantity of Rs 800 crore was additionally made obtainable to the co-operative banks, in order that the co-operative banks can simply present agricultural loans to the farmers.
As a way to improve the earnings farmers, work was performed on higher administration and irrigation tasks. Availability of irrigation in most space within the state was ensured. By the 12 months 2020, irrigation services had been developed in an space of about 40 lakh 27 thousand hectares. The work of 19 main, 97 medium and 5344 minor irrigation schemes has been accomplished within the state. Moreover, 27 main, 47 medium and 287 minor irrigation schemes are in progress. A goal has been set to offer irrigation facility in 65 lakh hectare space within the state within the subsequent 5 years. Below the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Irrigation Scheme, 24 thousand 364 ground-water constructions had been constructed in Mandla, Dindori, Shahdol, Umaria and Singrauli districts at a value of Rs 1707 crores and 62 thousand 133 hectare agricultural land of marginal and small farmers was irrigated.
Throughout the Corona interval, 57 thousand 653 water-structures had been constructed below numerous schemes of Panchayat and Rural Growth. Amongst these water constructions, 1007 cease dams, 4467 examine dams, 19 thousand Kapil Dhara wells, 2588 public wells, 1667 percolation tanks, 14 thousand 907 beneficiary oriented farms, 2365 neighborhood farm ponds and 4393 new ponds had been constructed below employment assure scheme. Moreover, works associated to 53 thousand 517 water constructions had been performed, together with renovation of 3115 Bawadis, ponds and neighborhood water constructions and building of neighborhood rainwater harvesting methods. Equally, 2697 farm ponds, 726 ponds, 305 percolation ponds, 299 examine dams, cease dams and 109 nullah bandhan works had been carried out below the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana at a value of 237 crores. Whereas all these water constructions offered employment to the native folks through the Corona interval, with the rise in floor water degree, farmers are additionally getting water for irrigation of their farms. The state authorities can be repeatedly growing the irrigation finances for the final a number of years.
Not too long ago, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken essential choices within the assembly of the Council of Ministers, including new provisions within the income guide round. In these provisions, a provision for monetary help has been made in case of pure calamity, hearth and destruction of homes by wild animals. These new provisions may also profit the farmers of the state. Farmers are being given electrical energy at flat charges for agricultural works, through which 22 lakh agricultural shoppers have benefitted. Farmers got a grant of Rs 14 thousand 244 crore on electrical energy connections for farming.
Madhya Pradesh is on the forefront of the Agricultural Infrastructure Growth Fund within the nation. Atmanirbhar Krishi Mission has been shaped for infrastructure improvement. Within the final 10 months, advantages of greater than 83 thousand crore rupees have been given on numerous schemes for agricultural improvement and farmer welfare. Historic reforms have additionally been made in mandi guidelines within the curiosity of farmers. Market tax has been diminished from 1.50 p.c to 0.50 p.c. Farm Producer Organisations (FPOs) are being strengthened to scale back the price of agriculture, improve manufacturing and supply proper value to the farmers. One thousand new farm producer organisations will likely be shaped within the coming years.
Taking essential resolution within the curiosity of the farmers, the minimal compensation quantity for crop injury has been mounted at Rs. 5 thousand. The income guide round has additionally been amended on this regard.
Top quality fertiliser and seeds are being offered to the farmers of the state. Surplus storage of urea remained after offering enough manure to the farmers this 12 months. Taking strict motion towards the sellers of pretend manure and seeds, their licenses had been additionally suspended and revoked.