Kisan Kalyan Mission- to double the income of the farmers

     Uttar Pradesh government is going to launch a special program called  ‘Kisan Kalyan Mission’ to double the profits of the farmers on January 6, 2021. The program will cover all the assembly constituencies of the state. Farmers will be given benefits under the various schemes of the agriculture department during these events. Under the Kisan Kalyan mission, many departments of state government like agriculture marketing Mandi Parishad, Horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries, sugarcane food and supply, and Panchayati Raj will work together and various programs will be organized across the state.

What happens under the Kisan Kalyan Mission:

  • Under this mission, various programs will be organized, Exhibition of Agriculture and the associate sectors will be organized which will be including the products of livelihood missions and MSME sector units.
  • Under the program, farmer meetings will be organized in which scientists, progressive farmers, and the workers associated with the Agriculture Department will be explaining scientific farming. They will also be providing information about the schemes of the government.
  • During the events organized under the program, farmers will also be benefitted from various schemes of the agriculture department.

The UP government under the program is also likely to felicitate 100 ‘progressive farmers’ in each district of the state. According to the Chief Secretary of the state, 100 progressive farmers in each district will be chosen as role models and will be congratulated. The government will also prepare their databases.

The farmer will also be coached in terms of the latest farming guidelines. It will help the farmers in getting benefit from the various schemes of the center such as PM Kisan Samman Nidhi, Kisan Credit Cards, and PM Fasal Bima Yojana.