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Get Rs. 5,00,000 Under Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana; Apply Before January 15

M Kanika
M Kanika
Farmer, Applying For Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana
Farmer, Applying For Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana

Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana: This information can prove to be very beneficial especially to the Progressive Farmers. As showing your good efforts in the field of agriculture can get you a reward of Rs 5 lakhs. However, there is only a short time remaining to apply hence submit your application now. 

We’re talking about the 'Mukhyamantri Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana (Progressive Kisan Samman Yojana),' initiated by the Haryana government. Not only this but 88 farmers will be awarded between Rs 50-50 thousand.

A total of 96 farmers would receive a Rs 60, 00,000 prize from the government. At the state and district levels, there is a plan to give awards to the progressive farmers so that other growers get motivated by this and can lead by example by experimenting with innovative farming concepts.

The Haryana government is accepting applications for the Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana via online mode (Farmers Award). Haryana has approximately 22 lakh farmers. In comparison to other states, farmers in this state are ahead of the curve when it comes to embracing modern farming technologies.

As a result, in terms of farmer income, it ranks second in the country. Farmers who practice traditional farming should also be awakened, according to the government, by boosting progressive farmers. 

Last Date of Apply For Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana is Jan 15

  • The deadline to apply for the award, according to a state government official, is January 15.

  • Farmers, who use the latest technologies such as water conservation, crop residue management, organic farming, integrated farming systems, and sustainable agriculture, as well as achieving high crop yield, would benefit from this program.

  • The goal is for other farmers to be encouraged by the award-winning farmers to adopt modern agricultural technologies.

Committee Constituted for Award

  • Progressive farmers interested in receiving an award can apply online via Agriculture Department Website, according to the spokesman.

  • Farmers can also call the Agriculture Department's toll-free hotline (1800 180 2117) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

  • A committee has been formed to pick the rewards, which will be chaired by the Director-General, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department at the state level and a Deputy Commissioner at the district level.

  • Progressive farmers will be recognized and asked to encourage ten additional farmers to adopt modern farming technology.

Who Will Get How Much Money? 

  • A progressive farmer will receive Rs 5 lakh as the first prize, two farmers will receive Rs 3 lakh each, and five farmers will receive Rs 1 lakh each as the third reward.

  • The Agriculture Department will also recognize farmers at the district level.

  • Four farmers from each of the 22 districts will be recognized at the district level.

  • As a consolation award, 88 farmers would receive prize money of Rs 50-50 thousand at the district level.

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