Government of India and Government of Gujarat have announced very important schemes for the farmers of the country and the state. Among them are some subsidy schemes. In which various schemes have been implemented by the Gujarat government for the farmers of Gujarat state. Among them, we will give you information about five important schemes in this article.
Government Schemes 2023: Five Government Schemes Important for Farmers
Government of India provides assistance to various businessmen through many government schemes. India is an agricultural country. 60 percent of people in India are engaged in agriculture. To make farmers economically viable and use modern agricultural implements, many schemes provide subsidies for the purchase of these implements. So farmers are also given assistance for building godowns, water tanks etc.
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
Under this scheme, the farmers are given assistance of Rs.6000 per year in 3 installments of Rs.2000 per year. A total of 14 installments of assistance have been deposited so far under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. For more information about this scheme, the official website of PM KISAN can be found at https://pmkisan.gov.in.
Gujarat i-khedut portal schemes
i-khedut portal is the online application portal for most subsidy schemes for farmers. i-khedut portal is opened 2 times a year for agriculture department schemes, horticulture department schemes etc. On this portal, options like tractor assistance scheme, dragon fruit plantation assistance, drip irrigation schemes, subsidized schemes for constructing water tanks, subsidized schemes for constructing godowns etc.
Pradhan Mantri Crop Insurance Scheme
The central government has started a crop insurance scheme for farmers. Due to reasons like floods, heavy rains, droughts, storms, etc., farmers often suffer crop losses in agriculture. In case of crop damage to the farmers, the government conducts a survey under this scheme and provides financial assistance to the farmers under this scheme. If the crops are damaged due to natural calamities, insects have spread, drought has occurred, financial assistance is given to the farmers in the affected areas under the insurance scheme.
Traditional Agricultural Development Scheme (PKVY)
In order to promote traditional agriculture by the government, the Government of India provides assistance up to 50 thousand rupees per hectare to the farmers under the Traditional Agriculture Development Scheme. Under this scheme, assistance is provided every three years for biological processing, certification, labeling, packaging and transportation of organic produce.
Kisan Credit Card Scheme
When farmers need loans for agricultural renewal, the Government of India provides agricultural loans at an interest rate of 4 percent per annum as a government subsidy to farmers through the Kisan Credit Card Scheme. Most of the farmers get loans from banks and cooperative societies with the help of this scheme. Under this scheme, interest relief is often given by the government.