Promote crops whose price is linked to market demand: CM

  • Production of tur and kodo-kutki should be encouraged

Bhopal: CM Dr. Mohan Yadav has said that the production of tur should be encouraged in the state. Increasing the area of ??kodo-kutki will balance the use of water and electricity and will also improve the crop cycle. Therefore, there is a need to motivate farmers to take kodo-kutki crop. It is also important to make farmers aware of the negative impact of taking summer crops on the crop cycle. CM Dr. Yadav was addressing a meeting organized in the ministry on farmer beneficiary based schemes including Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and efforts being made for agricultural diversification. Farmer Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Aidal Singh Kanshana, Chief Secretary Veera Rana were present in the meeting.

The concerned secretary will be held responsible if any irregularities are found in the Krishi Upaj Mandi

Senior officers must inspect mandis

CM Dr. Yadav said that to keep the system of Krishi Upaj Mandis in order, senior officers should conduct surprise inspections of the weighing scales, financial transactions and other arrangements of the Mandis. It should be ensured that the interests of the farmers are not tampered with anywhere and the trust of the farmers towards the Mandi system remains intact. The collector should also keep an eye on the operation of the Krishi Upaj Mandi. The concerned secretary will be held responsible if any irregularities are found in the Krishi Upaj Mandi, strict action will be taken against them. He directed to make necessary amendments to ensure the interests of the farmers in the provisions of warehouse construction and use.

Small farmers should benefit from Fasal Bima Yojana

Dr. Yadav said that the state is endowed with diverse patterns of climatic conditions, soil and crops. Due to the tireless hard work of our farmer brothers, the state is paramount in agricultural development. Our state ranks first in the country in the area and production of pulses and oilseeds. We are constantly working towards increasing the income of farmers and making agriculture a profitable business. Necessary corrective measures should be taken to ensure that maximum marginal, small farmers get benefit from Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana. Every effort should be made to increase the production of nutritious millets and encourage the farmers producing it under Rani Durgavati Shrianna Protsahan Yojana.

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