The Committee has identified seven sources of income growth namely, improvement in crop productivity; improvement in livestock productivity; resource use efficiency or savings in the cost of production; increase in the cropping intensity; diversification towards high value crops
The government has plans to diversify rural livelihoods, create employment in rural areas and strengthen rural infrastructure. The UB schemes have been selected by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the basis of relaxation given in non-contention areas.
Farm income can’t be doubled by 2022 at current growth rate: Govt. The government on Friday admitted in Rajya Sabha that doubling of farm income by 2022 was not possible with the current rate of growth in the agriculture sector, and said it was trying to promote allied sectors to achieve the target.
The Ministry of Rural Development has so far released Rs 36,000 crore to the States and Union Territories for the year 2020-21. 20, 225 crores has been allocated to MNREGA scheme. However, this money will be used to pay the outstanding amount of MNREGA scheme in the previous year.
The Government of India has recently launched the e-Gram Swaraj and Swami Yojana to help in development activities and reduce land disputes.
This post was published on April 26, 2020 3:10 am
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