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Rs.6.47 cr subsidy given to unemployed youth for purchase of milk animals & milking machines: Balbir Singh Sidhu

Punjabi Politics
Chandigarh: The Punjab Government has disbursed a subsidy of Rs. 6.47 cr. to the unemployed youth of the State to help them to set up dairy farms. Disclosing this Balbir Singh Sidhu, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development & Fisheries Minister said that scientific training on setting up of dairy units would also be conducted to such youths from September 10, 2018, onwards at the district level.

Half of Rs 6,000-cr subsidy goes to big farmers

Punjabi Politics
Vishav Bharti Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 9 If the government accepts the recommendation of the Punjab State Farmers Commission on withdrawing free electricity to medium and large farmers, it can save nearly Rs 3,300 crore of Rs 6,000 crore it doles out on power subsidy per year. The commission, in its draft agricultural policy, has proposed that free electricity to big farmers should be withdrawn. To begin with, a flat rate of Rs 100/hp/per month be charged from farmers owning 4 hectares (9.88 acres) or more land. According to data of operational landholdings (land which is used wholly or partly for agricultural production and is operated as one technical unit by one person alone or with others without regard to title, legal form, size or location) of Centre’s Agricultural...

Farmers to be given stubble management machinery at huge subsidy

Going ahead on the agenda of curtailing stubble burning, Government will provide crop residue management machinery at a substantial subsidy, informed Viswajeet Khanna ACS (Development). Giving details he said that as a part of the New Scheme for Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue, Rs.665 Crore would be spent in two years on various components of the scheme and under this scheme a package of agricultural