Provide benefits only to genuine farmers, BJKM asks departments

Provide benefits only to genuine farmers, BJKM asks departments


ITANAGAR, Jun 7: Informing about various central flagship schemes launched by the BJP-led NDA Govt to boost the agriculture sector, Bharatiya Janata Kishan Morcha (BJKM) State unit president Dunggoli Libang on Thursday urged upon the department concerned to provide benefits from such schemes only to the genuine farmers of state.

Libang, while addressing the media persons at Arunachal Press Club, informed that the Govt has started various schemes – from irrigation, soil health management, organic farming to crop insurance under various schemes and flagship programmes to improve the productivity and double the farmers’ income by 2022.

“Various schemes and flagship programmes are coming up with a view of making the state self sufficient in agriculture and allied sector,” Libang said, adding that when the schemes are implemented the face of the state will change to a great extent in agriculture and allied sectors, thereby improving the living standard of farmers.

Stating that the central as well as state govts are giving due importance to the agriculture sector, he opined that the state will march ahead through ‘white and blue revolutions’ as the state has lots of potential in that area.

Further, claiming that the Kishan Morcha is putting all out efforts to create awareness among the farmers on the central flagship programmes so that they can avail the benefits, Libang reiterated the officers of line departments to provide benefits only to the genuine farmers.

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