Agriculture sector representatives submit Budget wish list to finance minister


Date & Time: 2019-06-12 00:41:40

Extending  benefits of the PM Kisan scheme to landless farmers and farm workers , Incentive and popularize usage of organic manure for improving carbon content in soil, promote aqua –culture, dairy development in eastern states, reduce the good and service tax (GST) on branded food produce, incentive agro processing units in the border districts and enhance investments in research and development in agriculture centre, treat solar energy as third crop to augment income of farmers and enact labour reforms to push creation of off-farm jobs are some of the suggestions to Promote agri- startups particularly in rural regions, expand micro-irrigation, , were submitted to the Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to boost investment in agricultural sector and enhance market access to farmers.