This farmer from Bihar has earned handsomely from honey production.

This farmer from Bihar has earned handsomely from honey production.

 Farmer Atmanand Singh, a native of Muzaffarpur district of Bihar state, is earning profits worth lakhs of rupees annually through beekeeping. He said that beekeeping is his family's profession. His grandfather had laid the foundation of this business, after which his father entered this business and today he is running this business very successfully.

Just a few days ago, Union Agriculture Minister Arjun Munda advised the farmers of the country to learn new methods of farming. He said that farmers can earn good profits by doing something new in farming. This statement of his fits perfectly with a farmer from Bihar. Instead of crops, he made beekeeping a source of income and today he is earning profits worth lakhs annually. We are talking about farmer Atmanand Singh of Bihar, who is a resident of Gaushali village of Muzaffarpur district. He is a beekeeper and supports his family through this. If we talk about education, he has studied till graduation.

How many bee boxes does honey producer farmer Atmanand have?

He said that he has received many awards for his work and contribution to the field of honey production. He said that normally he gets up to 1200 boxes every year. But, currently, they have only 900 boxes. He said that this time due to monsoon and harsh weather, bees have suffered huge losses. Because of this, this time he has only 900 boxes left. He said that beekeeping is a seasonal business, in which the price of bee boxes increases. He said that no one helped him in starting this business of beekeeping. He started this business himself and today is doing beekeeping on a large scale. 

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How much profit is farmer Atmanand earning annually?

He said that the annual cost of beekeeping depends on many things. There is a one-time investment in this, which comes on the bee box in the initial period. Apart from this, maintenance and labor costs are also included in the cost. He said that it all depends on the market. The price of bee boxes keeps increasing and decreasing according to the season. Similarly, the cost of various types of things combined throughout the year reaches Rs 15 lakh. At the same time, his annual income is around Rs 40 lakh, due to which he gets a profit of Rs 10-15 lakh.

 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.

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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 to get great benefits from beekeeping

Farmers to get great benefits from beekeeping

Beekeeping may also provide farmers with significant income. Bee honey is rich in therapeutic qualities. Because of this, it remains in high demand.If you want to start a new business, beekeeping might be a terrific option. Today, we will discuss bee keeping and the perks provided by the government. For individuals who practise beeping, the official website of the Ministry of Agriculture provides more information.

Honey is a delicious but nutritious product with additional health advantages. Bee keeping is a venture with low production costs but great profits. To do this, we need a tranquil environment as well as a large variety of flowers to preserve. One may really receive training to practise and gain knowledge, as well as input and suggestions from beekeeping specialists.

Beekeeping generates decent income

Before you begin beekeeping, you will need some basic equipment, such as bee hives, a honey extraction machine, and other supplies. Beekeeping requires selecting healthy and high-quality bees. To make a successful living from beekeeping, you must improve your honey production. Increase the number of bees to boost honey output. Bees should be provided with excellent food, and bee care should be managed more effectively.

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Use this method to sell honey 

Honey contains several medicinal qualities. Therefore, one should go through deep research and make a list of all the benefits from it during the process of selling it. One should keep this list in mind if one has a knack for telling the benefits of honey with urgency then folks definitely buy it . One best thing with it is that it is cheap and used in every household.

Things to keep in mind during beekeeping

Take good care of the bees.

Choose right time and the way to extract honey .

Do good packaging and market the product well.