• Aug 06, 2020 |

Skill Development & Industrial Training Department, Haryana

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  • Farmers' interest is the priority 1-05-2015

    • Agri Leadership Summit 2015 was first time organised in Gurgaon from March 13 to 15 to provide farmers with the knowledge of modern techniques of agriculture, where as many as one lakh farmers participated.
    • Keeping in mind the report of Swaminathan Commission, the state government has recommended to give more than 30 per cent of the minimum support price for Kharif 2015 crops.
    • A sum of Rs 259 crore has been sanctioned for the payment of sugarcane price to farmers at their earliest.
    • For the payment of sugarcane price to farmers, the state government has given in-principle approval to give loan to two private sugar mills of the state.
    •  In view of interest of cane growers, the state government has sent suggestions like export and subsidy to the Central Government.
    • In Haryana, the government has proposed to initiate 'Atal Kheti-Baadi Khata Yojana', under which all farmers have been issued digitised registration card.
    • The traditional Krishi Vikas Yojana of Government of India would be implemented in Haryana, which is aimed to develop chemical residue-free sustainable agricultural production and environmental-friendly model.
    • Under Government of India's Rashtriya Krishi Aay Bima Yojana, financial assistance will be provided to the farmers whose crops damaged due to natural calamities, insects and disease and fluctuation of market price and adverse incidents.
    • For the first time, a national workshop on improvement of agricultural statistics has been organised in the state.
    • Five per cent VAT has been exempted on organic fertilizers in order to encourage organic farming and organic fertilizers for the environment and soil health.
    • As many as 56,555 soil health cards have been issued free of cost to the farmers.
    • Two Pesticide Residue Testing Laboratories are being set up in Karnal and Sirsa respectively.