Agriculture Scheme

Government grants Rs 1 lakh for purchasing tractor in this state

Government grants Rs 1 lakh for purchasing tractor in this state

Tractor, the true companion of farmers in agricultural work, plays an important role in improving the economic condition of farmers. 

The most commonly used equipment in farming means that a huge subsidy is being provided to the farmers on the purchase of tractors. To avail the benefits of the scheme, farmers should apply quickly.

For your information, let us tell you that this grant is being provided by the Haryana Government for the purchase of a tractor. However, not all farmers will be able to take advantage of the grant. 

This is only for Scheduled Caste farmers. The Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department is providing a grant of Rs 1 lakh to Scheduled Caste farmers on tractors with a capacity of 45 HP and above. 

For this, farmers can apply online on the departmental portal from 26 February to 11 March. 

Know how the selection will be done

A spokesperson of the Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department said that the selection of beneficiaries in each district will be done through an online draw by the constituted District Level Executive Committee. 

After selection, the selected farmer will have to choose the tractor model and price based on his preference from the listed approved manufacturers and deposit his share in the approved account through the bank only. 

Also read: This government is giving up to 50% subsidy on the purchase of modern tractors.

The distributor will have to request for grant e-voucher through farmer details, bank details, tractor model, price recognition portal, or e-mail.

After verification of PMU and Bank, a digital e-voucher will be issued to the accredited distributor. Immediately after receiving the grant e-voucher, the farmer will have to upload the documents like bill, insurance, temporary number receipt of RC application fee, etc. along with his chosen tractor on the departmental portal. 

Physical verification of documents is very important

The District Level Executive Committee will have to submit physical verification of the tractor along with all the necessary documents. The committee after checking all the documents will upload the physical verification report along with the form on the portal and inform the Directorate through email. After investigation at the directorate level, the grant approval will be issued to the farmer through an e-voucher.

Also read: Agriculture/Kisan Mahotsav – Attractive discounts on purchase of tractors during the festive season

Farmers contact here for more information 

For more information, farmer brothers can contact the office of the Deputy Director and Assistant Agricultural Engineer of the District Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department. 

Also, interested farmers should visit the website of the Agriculture Department at Apart from this, information can also be obtained on toll-free number 1800-180-2117.

Government runs significant schemes that benefits farmers

Government runs significant schemes that benefits farmers

The government is implementing a variety of measures to empower farmers. Farmers gain directly from these strategies.

The government is running a variety of projects aimed at improving the economic conditions of farmers, as well as crop growth and sale. The basic goal of these projects is to empower the farmer. Today's MeriKheti post will provide you with information on such government-run projects that assist farmers.

The schemes being run for the empowerment of farmers are as follows:

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

The government provides financial help of Rs 6,000 to farmer brothers under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana each year. Under this system, farmers receive Rs 2,000 in their accounts every four months.

Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme

This strategy serves as a security blanket for farmers. The policy insures Rabi and Kharif crops. Rabi crops require a 1.5 percent premium, whereas Kharif crops require a 2% premium. Farmers might get compensation under the Bhai Scheme if they suffer significant losses.

Also to Read: Know how farmers are benefited through the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme.

Prime Minister’s Agricultural Irrigation Scheme

The government has launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana to improve crop irrigation. The plan encourages farms to use drip and sprinkler irrigation systems. Farmers receive subsidies of up to 90%.

Kisan Credit Card

Farmer brothers require money for farming tasks. In such cases, the Kisan Credit Card Scheme is being implemented for them, allowing farmer brothers to obtain loans ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 3 lakh at moderate interest rates. Farmers receive loans of up to Rs 1,50,000 with no commitment. Aside from these programmes, Soil Health Card, National Food Security Mission, Agricultural Infrastructure Fund, e-NAM, and Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana are being implemented.

 Farmers will get 90 percent subsidy on beekeeping in this state.

Farmers will get 90 percent subsidy on beekeeping in this state.

Along with farming, beekeeping can also increase the income of farmers. Keeping this in mind, Bihar Horticulture Directorate has started Beekeeping and Honey Mission Scheme. Under this scheme, 90 percent subsidy will be given to the farmers doing beekeeping. To increase the income of farmers, a scheme for beekeeping is being issued by Bihar Horticulture Directorate. This scheme is being run in the name of Bee Keeping and Honey Mission. Actually, under this scheme, grants are given to beekeeping farmers. 75 percent subsidy is given to general category farmers and 90 percent subsidy is given to SC, ST by the state government. Provision for grant on equipment for beekeeping such as honey processing, bottling, honey testing and bee boxes has been made. It is noteworthy that under the National Horticulture Mission and Chief Minister Horticulture Mission Scheme, 75 percent of the total grant is provided for General Caste and 90 percent grant is provided for Scheduled Caste.

Bihar government is encouraging honey production

Bihar government will provide 75,000 bee boxes and hives to farmers to encourage honey production. For your information, let us tell you that only farmers registered on DBT portal can apply for this. Along with the boxes, beekeeper hives will also be provided. There will be 8 frames present in the hive with the queen, drones and workers. The inner walls of all frames will be completely covered with bees and brood. Along with this, grant will also be given on honey extraction equipment for extracting honey.

Also read: you can earn lakhs by beekeeping

Benefits of beekeeping

If farmers do it as a business, it has a lot of benefits. At the same time, it also helps a lot in pollination of crops. This increases crop production. Farmers can also earn good profits by beekeeping and selling the honey produced from it in the markets.

Apply like this to avail the scheme

To apply online, first of all you have to go to the official website of Horticulture Department After this select the scheme option on the home page. After this you click on Integrated Horticulture Development Mission Scheme. Then apply for beekeeping. After this the registration form will open. After this, fill all the requested information carefully. After filling all the information, submit it. Then your application will be successfully submitted.

 Farmers can get loan up to 2 crore rupees under Krishi Avasanrachana Yojana

Farmers can get loan up to 2 crore rupees under Krishi Avasanrachana Yojana

Farmers can get loan up to 2 crore rupees under Krishi Avasanrachana Yojana

If you are a farmer and are thinking of starting a small business then you can avail the benefits of the agriculture infrastructure fund scheme by the government. Under this scheme farmers will be given loans up to Rs 2 crore. There are multiple schemes run by the government in India for the upliftment of farmers. The purpose of all these schemes is the upliftment of farmers and providing them financial aid so that farmers can change their lives. Under this initiative the Central Government has started the agriculture infrastructure fund scheme. Under this scheme farmers can get loans up to rupees 2 crores for setting up cold storage,  processing units, warehouses and packaging machines. Government also provide guarantee to loan seeking farmers.

Krishi Avasanrachana Yojana

Krishi AvasanrachanaYojana helps provide loans to farmers. The interest on the loans is 3% less. This concession last for 7 years. Under this scheme a loan upto rupees 2 crore the collateral will be provided by the government. And it's responsibility will be taken by Micro and Small Enterprise Fund Trust. The guarantee fees for the collateral is also paid by the government therefore farmers don't have to pay anything from their pocket. You can take the benefit of this scheme while being under any other scheme. 

Also read: important agriculture schemes for farmers implemented by the government

Benefits of thr Krishi Avasanrachana Kosh Yojana

Krishi Avasanrachana Kosh Yojana help take loans for almost any agriculture related activity or need. Under the scheme farming, botany, animal husbandry et cetera can get loans easily. This means that under the scheme farmers can easily get loans for small businesses and for agriculture.

Self help groups, FPOs, startups, agrigation providers, etc can also avail the benefits. 

Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 3 thousand will be given to small and marginal farmers per month

Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 3 thousand will be given to small and marginal farmers per month

The Modi government of the Center is running various schemes for the upliftment of farmers. Explain that one of them is the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana. Under this scheme, the government provides pension to small and marginal farmers of India for better living in old age. The scheme was started by the Central Government in May 2019. Under this scheme, the government provides financial assistance to small and marginal farmers by giving a pension of Rs 3 thousand per month on completion of 60 years of age. This scheme is also known as Kisan Pension Scheme. In such a situation, if you also want to apply for this scheme, then you should be between 18 and 40 years old.

How much premium will have to be paid per month

To take advantage of this scheme, you must have arable land up to about 2 hectares. If the beneficiary dies under the scheme, the pension amount is transferred to his wife's account, which is about 1500 per month. The beneficiaries applying under the Kisan Maandhan Yojana also have to pay a premium per month, which is different according to the age group. If you are 18 years old, then you will have to pay a premium of Rs 55 per month. Similarly, those of 40 years of age will have to pay a premium of Rs 200 per month. Only after 60 years of age paying premium, this scheme can be benefited.

Necessary documents to avail the scheme

If you also want to get the benefit of PM Kisan Manadhan Yojana, then you must have some necessary documents. According to the plan, the beneficiary should have a bank account, which is connected to the Aadhaar card. Apart from this, you are also required to have documents like passport size photo, identity card, age certificate, farm measles Khatauni. Under this scheme, the amount received in old age will be directly transferred to the beneficiary's bank account. The main objective of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mahandhan Yojana 2023 is to make the farmers of India self -reliant in old age and strengthen the landless farmers.

Procedure to apply for honorary scheme

To apply for the scheme, first go to the official website After this, go to the homepage and login. Then the applicant will have to fill his phone number to login the candidate. Tell that a new page will open as soon as you do this, where you have to enter your information. After this, click on Generate OTP. Fill the OTP on the registered mobile number in the empty box and submit the application form. Your form will be submitted as soon as you do this.

What is a farmer producer organisation (FPO)?

What is a farmer producer organisation (FPO)?

Farmer -producer organisation is a type of producer organisation in which farmers are members of this organisation. The task of the farmer producer organisation is to improve the income of small and marginal farmers. These organisations help in increasing market connectivity for farmers' economic reforms. Farmer producer organisations are an organisation formed by producers that include non -agricultural products, artisan products and all products related to agriculture. This organisation also provides marketing, processing and technical assistance to small farmers.

By identifying the problem of small and marginal farmers, the FPO is also being actively encouraged by the government. So that the link to the market of small and middle farmers can be increased and the income of farmers can be increased.

When did the farmer producer organisation come into force?

The farmer producer organisation was launched on 29–02-2020 by the Honourable Prime Minister in UP Chitrakoot. The government formed a formation of 10000 farmer producer organisations under this scheme. The main objective of this organisation is to increase income for producers through its own organisation. This organisation has eliminated a series of middlemen from agricultural marketing. Because middlemen act illegally in agricultural marketing work. Due to which small and medium farmers get only a small portion of the price.

Features of Farmer Producer Organization (FPO)

1. Farmer producer organisation is a voluntary organisation controlled by farmers. Members of this organisation actively participate in the formation of policies made for this organisation. The membership of the farmer producer organisation can be obtained without any religion, gender, caste, social discrimination. But the person who wants to become a member of this organisation should be ready to take all the responsibilities related to this organisation.

Also read: Farmers Producer organisation is a boon for farmers, it provides help

2. The director of the farmer producer organisation, gives education and training to all the farmer members of this organisation, so that they too can contribute to the development of the farmers producer organisation. This organisation has seen very good results in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

3. Farmers producer organisations are formed on the basis of CBBOs ie cluster based business organisations. In this, agencies are applied at the state level. Initial training is provided by CBBOs while hand holding training is provided by farmer producer organisations.

Benefits of Farmer Producer Organization

1. Conversation with corporates

The farmer producer organisation provides farmers an opportunity to compete with big corporations. It also inspires all farmers to talk in a group. It provides permission to assist small farmers in both output and input markets.

2. Social Impact

Social capital will be developed by the farmer producer organisation. This organisation will reduce social conflicts, as well as reduce nutrition values in the community. Women farmers will also be able to make decisions by the farmer producer organisation, their decision capacity will also increase. This organisation will also help reduce gender discrimination.

Also read: Special service Centres have been opened to help farmers

3. Average holding size challenge solution

In this, farmers can also be motivated for collective farming. This will increase productivity and will also help in employment creation. The share of small and marginal farmers in the agricultural sector has increased from 70% in 1980 -1981 to 86% in 2016 -17. And not only this, in 1970 -71, the size of the holdings has come down from 2.3 hectares to 1.08 hectares in 2016-17.

4. Aggregation

Good quality equipment is provided to farmers at a very low cost by the farmer producer organisation. In low -cost devices such as procurement of machinery, loans for crop and pesticides and fertilisers. Direct marketing after purchasing all of them. The farmer producer organization serves to be able to save farmers, enable them to transport, transaction costs and quality maintenance.

Grants for growing fruit and vegetables on the roof by Bihar government

Grants for growing fruit and vegetables on the roof by Bihar government

If you also want to make your home beautiful and the environment better  , then you should grow fruits, vegetables on your roof. In fact, the Bihar government is providing a grant of up to Rs 37500 for gardening over the roof. Nowadays, people do not have enough time in their busy life  that they can go to the field and do gardening. Because of this, most people do horticulture on the roof of their houses or in small areas.

For such people, the government has now started a scheme. They do not have enough land to do horticulture. Also, he performs gardening on the roof of his house. Such people are being given a great grant from the Bihar government. This grant is being given on growing organic fruits, flowers and vegetables on the roof . For your information, let us tell you that this grant will be given to the people under the 'Horticulture Scheme' RoofTop Gardening Scheme.

People of these cities of Bihar will get the benefit of the scheme

The main objective of this scheme of the government is to encourage horticulture in urban areas. The benefit of this scheme will be provided to the people living in Patna, Gaya, Muzaffarpur and Bhagalpur. In these cities, the government is providing a grant of up to 75% percent of the horticulture in these cities. For this, the roof of the house should be open to about 300 sq ft.

Also read: Under the National Agricultural Development Scheme, the Yogi government is providing subsidies for the cultivation of horticulture crops.

According to the information released by the Agriculture Department Bihar, the total cost of the farming bed per unit (300 sq ft) is around Rs 50,000. In this way, grants will be given by the beneficiary up to Rs 37,500 and the remaining Rs 12,500.

At the same time, the cost of the pot plan  has been fixed at Rs 10,000 under the roof horticulture scheme. The grants on this will be payable by the beneficiary up to Rs 7,500 and the remaining Rs 2,500. In this, the benefit of maximum 5 units can be availed by any applicant. The benefit of this scheme will not be given to any institution.

To Know which plants will get grant

If you want, you can also grow the plants in the farming beds and pots on your roof. Actually, these plants will also be given a grant from the Government of Bihar. Farming beds and plants in pot are something like this -

Also read: Farmers can avoid a lot of expenses by growing vegetables through  kitchen gardening.

What are the plants planted under the farming bed?

Vegetables: Cabbage, Carrot, Radish, lady finger , Leafy vegetable, pumpkin, brinjal, tomato and chilli etc.

Fruit: Guava, paper lemon, papaya (red lady), mango (Amrapali), pomegranates and fig etc.

Medicinal plants: Aloevera , Curry Leaf, Malabar nut , Lemon Grass and Ashwagandha etc.

Information about plants inside the pot

10 inch plants: Tulsi, Ashwagandha, Aloe vera, stevia, mint etc.

12 inch plants: Snake Plant Dacon, Money, Rose, Moonlight etc.

Plants with 14 inches: Erica Palm, Ficus Panda, Adenium, Aparajita, Curry Leaf, Bhutani Mallika, Starlight Ficus, Tecoma, Allamanda, Bougainville etc.

16 inch plants: Guava, Mango, Lemon, Sapodilla, Banana, Apple Plum, Rubber Plant, X Mass, Crotan, Oriental  Arborvitae ,  Udhul etc.

How to apply to the horticulture scheme on the roof?

If you also want to take advantage of this scheme of the government, then for this you will have to visit the official website of Horticulture Directorate, Agriculture Department, Bihar. From where you can successfully apply through online medium.