Farm sector likely to get Rs 25 lakh-crore budget boost

Date & Time: 2019-06-21 01:54:54

The central government has targeted spending Rs 25 lakh crore on the rural and farm economy over the next five years, which will reflect in allocations to be made in these sectors in the annual Budget on July 5th      The Budget is expected to push farm and non-farm rural infrastructure and, within agriculture, it is likely to focus on removing bottlenecks in farm supply chains to enable freer trade in farm commodities so that farmers earn better prices.   And also We could see incentives for technology providers in the farm sector to bridge the gap between farmers and markets,