Haryana launched 'Fodder-Sowing Scheme'
The fodder sowing scheme has been started for the farmers of the state by Jai Prakash Dalal, Minister of Agriculture, Government of Haryana.
IMPORTANT FACTS -
This scheme has been launched with the objective of providing financial assistance of Rs.10,000 per acre to the farmers who provide and supply fodder to Gaushalas.
Under Direct Benefit Transfer the subsidy will be deposited directly into the account of the farmer.
The objective of this scheme is to cover the shortage of fodder and increasing stray cattle in the state.
Under the scheme -
Phosphate-rich organic manure (PROM) prepared from cow dung can be used as an alternative to synthetic fertilisers. PROM is also prepared from various Gaushalas in Pinjore, Hisar and Bhiwani districts of Haryana.
The state government is taking many steps in the interest of the farmers and the 'Four Seeding Scheme' is another step in the same direction. In April, Rs 13.44 crore was distributed to buy fodder in 569 gaushalas in the state.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -
Haryana Capital- Chandigarh
Haryana Governor- Bandaru Dattatreya
Haryana Chief Minister- Manohar Lal Khattar.
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