Zero Budget Farming is mainly where one uses the organic materials available at own farm to grow the harvest and chemical use is not there which one has buy
Fertiliser and agrochemical stocks corrected in the range of 1-12 percent on July 5 after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised on Zero Budget Farming.
Zero budget farming aims at ending the reliance of farmers on loans and reducing their production costs and in turn ending the debt trap (debt cycle) for farmers.
"The word ‘budget’ refers to credit and expenses and hence ‘Zero Budget Farming’ means farming that is free of any loans, credits, and expenses on purchased inputs (like seeds, fertilizers, chemicals etc.),” Gaurav Garg, head of Research at CapitalVia Global Research told Moneycontrol.
He said Zero budget farming aims to double farm income, especially by reducing loan burden and getting the farmers out of the trap.
"This would also provide a large scale impact socially, by reducing suicide incidents among farmers. This scheme, if implemented properly, can make a huge impact socially as it is intended towards reducing farm distress," he added.Are you happy with your current monthly income? Do you know you can double it without working extra hours or asking for a raise? Rahul Shah, one of the India's leading expert on wealth building, has created a strategy which makes it possible... in just a short few years. You can know his secrets in his FREE video series airing between 12th to 17th December. You can reserve your free seat here.