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Union Agriculture Ministry launches 'Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign

  • Category
    Economy
  • Published
    4th May, 2022

Context

Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organizing the 'Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign.

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About 'Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ campaign:

  • ‘Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari’ is being organized from 25th April to 30th April 2022 as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • During the campaign, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare will organize countrywide programs at regional level for farmers.
  • The Department of Agriculture Research and Education would be organising a Krishi Mela at each Krishi Vigyan Kendra and field exhibition on natural farming.
  • Union Agriculture Minister would be launching country wide workshop on crop insurance organised by common service centre (CSC).
  • A Discourse on agro ecological and livestock practices would be held under DAY-NRLM along with Ministry of Rural Development.
  • During the week a webinar on One District One Product (ODOP) would be held by the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  • A National Atma Nirbhar Bharat Conclave of 75 selected farmers and entrepreneurs would also be held.
  • The following milestones of agriculture development in 75 years of Indian Independence will be highlighted during the said campaign:
    • Green Revolution: Self-sufficiency in food grain production;
    • Largest producer of horticulture crops – Ginger, Banana, Mango & Papaya;
    • Yellow Revolution (Operation Golden Flow);
    • Sweet Revolution: Honey Production;
    • Improvement in crop irrigation;
    • Use of ICT in agriculture;
    • Application of remote sensing/ GIS/Drones in agriculture;
    • Application of Bio-technology in Agriculture;
    • Success of Watershed Development Progarmme;
    • Self-sufficiency in seeds and fertilizer;
    • Advancement in farm mechanization;
    • Soil Health Management (INM)
    • Effective management of pests (IPM)
  • Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari Campaign will highlight the activities & achievements under various flagship schemes of Government of India, namely:
    • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi;
    • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana;
    • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana – Per Drop More Crop;
    • Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana;
    • Kisan Credit Card;
    • Agriculture Credit;
    • e-National Agriculture Market (e-NAM);
    • Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs);
    • Soil Health Card;
    • Organic and Natural Farming;
    • Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine;
    • Bee-keeping;
    • Farm Mechanization;
    • National Food Security Mission;
    • Seed and Planting Material;
    • Mission on Integrated Development of Horticulture;
    • Extension Reforms (ATMA);
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