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Govt working to double farmers' income by 2020: Radha Mohan

A seven-point strategy including 'Per drop more crop' approach is being followed to achieve the goal, he said at the meeting of a Parliamentary Consultative Committee.

November 02, 2017 / 04:17 PM IST
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Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said his ministry is working towards achieving the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2020 and several schemes are being implemented in this regard.

A seven-point strategy including 'Per drop more crop' approach is being followed to achieve the goal, he said at the meeting of a Parliamentary Consultative Committee.

"The government has launched a number of schemes and programmes to double farmers' income," Singh said in a statement.

Schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, Soil Health Card, Neem-Coated Urea and e-NAM schemes are aimed at improving the crop productivity and earnings of farmers, he added.

A separate committee is also studying how to increase farmers' income, he added.
PTI
first published: Nov 2, 2017 04:15 pm

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