Agriculture budget separately now made in Rajasthan from next year Gehlot said that Government will give Rs 2 crore to farmers for food processing units. is giving grants, but traders are taking advantage of chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that instead of farmers, traders are taking advantage of subsidies up to Rs 2 crore in food processing policy.
Neither the farmers have any information about this nor are they getting guidance. In the absence of this, business people are doing this work. Gehlot was speaking at the virtual inauguration ceremony of Dungarpur Agriculture College.
Grants up to 2 crores under Agro-Processing
Gehlot said that the government has gone ahead and taken up the work of food processing. Farmers have come forward in agro-processing. So we are giving grants up to 2 crores under Agro Processing and Export Policy. In this, a grant of 1 crore is being given for setting up food processing units and 1 crore for export units. If a farmer sets up a processing unit, he gets a grant of 2 crores. So far, a grant of Rs 132 crore has been given under this scheme. To take advantage of this scheme, farmers have to come forward.
A separate agriculture budget will be made from next year
Gehlot said that there will be a separate budget for farmers in Rajasthan from next year. After our announcement, the Tamil Nadu government has presented a separate budget for the farmers this time. Gradually, all the state governments will present a separate agriculture budget. So we have decided to form a separate power company for farmers’ electricity. Farmers are being given 90 paise units of electricity. Did not increase the electricity money of the farmers.
While praising Governor Kalraj Mishra, CM Gehlot said that ever since Kalraj Mishra became the Governor. Taking interest in the improvement of higher education. However, he tries to improve the standard of universities. Due to the efforts of the Governor, an atmosphere has been created in the universities. An atmosphere of education has been created in the tribal area. Last time we opened engineering college in Banswara, now agriculture college in Dungarpur. The demand for Agriculture College in Dungarpur was justified.