PM to Launch Urea Bags Under ‘Bharat’ Brand, Release 12th Tranche of PM-KISAN Funds on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch subsidised urea luggage underneath a single model ‘Bharat’ as a part of the ‘One Nation, One Fertiliser’ scheme and inaugurate 600 PM Kisan Samruddhi Kendras at a two-day occasion beginning October 17 within the nationwide capital. On the occasion to be held at Mela floor in Pusa advanced, Modi may even electronically switch Rs 16,000 crores to the financial institution accounts of over 8.5 crore farmers as a part of the PM-KISAN scheme, aimed toward offering direct help of Rs 6,000 yearly to them.

The PM may even unveil a world weekly fertiliser e-magazine known as ‘Indian Edge’ and inaugurate an agri-startup conclave and exhibition on the occasion ‘PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022’ organised collectively by Agriculture and Fertilser Ministries. Briefing reporters, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar stated in a largest transfer in fertiliser sector, all subsidised soil vitamins — urea, Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP), Muriate of Potash (MoP) and NPK — shall be marketed underneath a single model ‘Bharat’ throughout the nation.

The PM shall be launching ‘Bharat urea luggage’ through the occasion, he stated and added the federal government is making it necessary for firms to market subsidised fertilisers underneath ‘Bharat’ model. That is being carried out as a part of the ‘One Nation, One Fertiliser’ (ONOF) scheme of the Fertiliser and Chemical compounds Ministry with an intention to forestall criss-cross motion of fertilisers and scale back excessive frieght subsidy, he added.

In the course of the occasion, the PM may even inaugurate 600 PM Kisan Samruddhi Kendras (PM-KSK) that may act as a one-stop-shop offering a number of providers to the farmers. At current, fertiliser retail outlets within the nation are firm managed, cooperative outlets or retailed to non-public sellers. These retail outlets will now be transformed into PM-KSK.

Tomar stated the federal government plans to transform at the least one retail store at every district degree to a mannequin store. The plan to is covert 3,30,449 retail fertiliser outlets into PM-KSK. PM-KSK won’t solely provide agri-inputs like seeds, fertilisers and farm implements, but in addition present testing amenities for soil, seeds and fertilisers, moreover details about authorities schemes, he stated.

On the event, Tomar stated, the PM may even launch twelfth installment quantity of Rs 16,000 crore to over 8.5 crore farmers underneath the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme of the agriculture ministry. With this, the whole quantity transferred to the beneficiaries is predicted to cross properly over Rs 2.16 crore, he stated.

Below the PM-KISAN, launched in February 2019, eligible farmers are supplied a advantage of Rs 6,000 per 12 months in three equal instalments of Rs 2,000 every, each 4 months. Additional, the PM may even inaugurate the ‘Agri Startup Conclave and Exhibition’ through the occasion, by which 1,500 agri-startups are anticipated to take part and maintain technical classes.

About 300 startups will showcase their innovation associated to precision farming, post-harvest and worth addition options, mechanisation for small farmers, agri-logistics on the primary day. The platform would facilitate startups to work together with farmers, farmer producer organisations, agri consultants and corporates.

The agriculture ministry is selling startups offering seed funds underneath the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-Renumeration Approaches for Agricutlure and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR). Over 2,500 startups have been skilled underneath this to this point. A couple of crore farmers are anticipated to affix the occasion just about from throughout the nation. Moreover Tomar, Union Fertiliser and Chemical compounds Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of State for Fertilisers and Chemical compounds Bhagwanth Khuba, and Union Ministers of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary and Shobha Karandhlaje and different senior officers will take part within the occasion.

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