It is a direct dialogue with farmers across the country, in which various initiatives related to doubling farmers incomes by 2022 were discussed. The farmers are participating through Krishi Vigyan Kendras and Common Service Centers. It is being telecast on Doordarshan, DD Kissan and All India Radio.
The Narendra Modi government is constantly working for the welfare of the farmers. Agriculture has been PM Modi’s biggest focus, which is led not only by plans on paper but also implementation of them at the grassroot level.
Continuing his drive to directly connect with the beneficiaries of his government’s pet schemes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking to farmers on issues concerning them.
Statistics show that in the last 48 months, the polices of the Centre have changed the working conditions and income of the farmers. During this interaction, PM Modi spoke to farmers on developments and advancements in the agriculture sector.
It is being broadcast LIVE to all parts of the country from various Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Common Service Center (CSC), Doordarshan, DD Kisan and Akashwani.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a major institution that helps promote agriculture in the country. Established in Puducherry in 1974 ther are 690 centers across the country. Let us a take a look at its salient features.
— It provides technical support to the farmers
— It provides facilities and information related to agriculture
— At the same time, it also conducts training programs for farmers
About 65 percent of the country’s business depends on agriculture. That is why the Modi government has initiated many new schemes for agricultural farmers and its development in the last four years. Production and productivity in agricultural sector have increased during the four years of NDA rule at the Centre and the country is made self reliant. Let us take a look at the steps taken by the central government.
— To examine the health of soil, the Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Scheme has been started.
— for proper compensation for the crops which are destroyed by the soil health plan.
— Neem coating of urea has begun to stop the leakages in supply of urea to the grey market, which has reduced the cost and increased production.
— All the mandis of the country were added by creating e-NAM portal under the National Agricultural Market, so that farmers can decide to sell their prodice at the best price available.
— Now the government’s goal is to double the income of farmers of the country by 2022.
The emphasis of the government is to provide adequate technical support to the farmers for better production of the crop and to provide one and a half times the cost of them. Overall, the government is constantly trying to empower farmers. The PM’s interaction will help him get first hand information from the farmers about what more needs to be done for their growth and increased productivity.