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Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana: Get Subsidy of Rs. 9000 per Acre for Kharif Crops; Registration Starts

Sangeeta Soni
Sangeeta Soni
Get subsidy of Rs. 9000 per Acre for Kharif Crops
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Registrations under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana has started on June 1 in Chhattisgarh. Registrations will close on September 30 - all categories of landowners and forest leaseholders can register under the scheme through the official portal of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.  

Under this scheme, farmers are given substantial investment for crop diversification, increase in production and are given relief in the expense of quality seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, mechanization & new agricultural technology, and in cultivation cost.  

Under this scheme, the government has decided to give an input subsidy of Rs. 9000 per acre to the farmers.  

How to Register for Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana? 

Applications for the farmers of the state have started from June 1 and the last date to register is September 30. To get the benefit of this scheme, farmers can register themselves on the portal of Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana.   

Registered farmers will have to get the verification of the application filled in the prescribed form along with the photocopy of necessary documents (including loan book, B-1, Aadhar number, bank passbook) by the Agricultural Extension Officer.  

After this, the farmer will have to deposit it in the concerned Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative Society within the stipulated time period and get an acknowledgment from there. Registration of joint account holder will be done in the name of numbered. For this, concerned farmers will have to submit the consent-cum-affidavit of all the account holders and other necessary records along with the application form. The distribution of that will be done by the account holders with mutual consent.  

What Crops Come Under Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana 

From the Kharif 2021, farmers producing paddy, maize, kodo-kutki, soybean, tur, and sugarcane, the main crops of the Kharif season, will be given input assistance of Rs. 9000 per acre per year. Apart from this, if the farmers who have yielded paddy in the Kharif year 2020-21, will grow other crops in his/her field like kodo-kutki, sugarcane, soybean, pulses, oilseeds, aromatic paddy, another fortified paddy, banana, papaya, then he/she will be given the subsidy of Rs. 1000 per acre. Also, input assistance will be given to the farmers for planting saplings for the next three years. 

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