by aditya abhishek
To increase agricultural production, the government of India has taken effective initiatives that have made India a self-dependent country for fulfilling food requirements.
Many people blindly condemn this initiative, but due to farm mechanization, the use of hybrid seeds, fertilizers, etc. India became a food surplus country.
Likewise, to increase milk production in the country, Operation Flood was launched on 13 January 1970 which led to the white revolution.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research was established in the country to spread agricultural information and develop seeds, varieties, etc.
Launched in April 2020, is an Indian government initiative to facilitate farmers and traders in transporting Agriculture and Horticulture produce.
The Minimum Support Price for Kharif and Rabi crops helps farmers to get secured before the sowing season. It can also help to make good marketing strategies.
The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana helps farmers get financial security in case of crop losses from natural calamities such as drought, floods, etc.
The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana helps Indian farmers set up efficient irrigation systems in their farms at a very low cost.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samruddhi Kendras, more than 3.25 lakh fertilizer shops will be updated to provide fertilizers, seeds, soil testing facilities, etc. to the farmer.
The Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana Scheme gives aid to the state governments for approved agricultural projects to increase production.
To increase food production through integrated agriculture, water use efficiency, soil health management, etc. government launched the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture.
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