Recent Initiatives

Farmer Welfare
Farmer Welfare

  • 4 percent rebate given on the interest rate on crop loans taken during COIVD-19 Pandemic.
  • An insurance cover of Rs. 10 lakh given to the farmers’ and Commission Agents working in mandis during COIVD-19 Pandemic.
  • For the convenience of farmers’ 2,000 wheat and 248 mustard procurement centers have been set up.
  • State Government purchased a record procurement of 71.89 lakh MT of wheat and 7.46 lakh MT of mustard.
  • For water conservation in paddy-rich areas, ‘Mera Pani Meri Virasat’ scheme launched. Under this,farmers would get a financial assistance of Rs. 7000 per acre.
  • Due to decreasing ground water level an amount of Rs. 150 crore released, in the First phase under ‘Atal Bhujal Yojana’ launched in 36 blocks in the State.
  • Under Surcharge Waiver Scheme- 2019, total 1, 11,817 farmers got waiver of Rs. 23.80 crore.
  • For irrigation, 1196 new tubewell connections given and the work of 3672 connections started.
  • Credit Card Scheme also launched for animal husbandry on the lines of Kisan Credit Card and 3609 animal husbandry credit cards issued so far.
  • An incentive amount of Rs.1.62 crore has been given to the 3538 farmers at rate of Rs.100 per quintal on paddy or on Rs. 1000 per acre for stubble management and not burning crop residue.
  • Under the "Atal Kisan Mazdoor Canteen" scheme, canteen started in five districts namely Karnal, Panchkula, Bhiwani, Fatehabad and Nuh to provide food at the rate of Rs. 10 per plate to farmers and labourers.
  • ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ portal was launched to provide all government facilities, in which, 8,12,428 farmers have registered for wheat and, 3,89,673 farmers for mustard in Rabi season 2020.
  • 19 crops included in ‘Bhavantar Bharpai Yojana’ and till now 4187 farmers have been given a benefit of Rs.10.12 crore.
  • Under the lump-sum payment scheme launched to give financial relief to farmers, an amount of Rs, 1314.31 crore as an interest and penalty has been waived off which was taken on crop loans for which 4.10 lakh farmers have been benefitted.
  • Laboratories to examine the Pesticide residues in soils have been set up in Sirsa and Gharaunda (Karnal) at a cost of Rs. 3.90 crore.