Utility News: Rajasthan government has given a big gift to the farmers! Click here to know

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Good news has come from the Ashok Gehlot government of Rajasthan for 25 lakh small and marginal farmers. The news is that free seed mini-kits will be distributed to these farmers by the state government. Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria has given this information today. In the Kharif year 2022, one million farmers will be given mini kits of hybrid millet seeds, in which one and a half kg of millet will be packet per farmer. The department has set a target of distributing agricultural literature per packet as well. These seeds will be sufficient for a one-acre area.

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Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria informed that eleven missions have been started by the government for the overall development of agriculture. The most important of these is the Seed Production and Distribution Mission. Under this program, free hybrid maize seed mini-kits will be distributed to eight lakh farmers of the Scheduled Tribes area of ​​southern Rajasthan, in which five kg packets per farmer, which is sufficient for a 0.2-hectare area, will be distributed.

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To promote pulses crops in the state, 2 lakh 74 thousand farmers are being provided with moong, 31 thousand farmers urad, and 26 thousand farmers are being provided 4 kg seed mini kits free of cost for moth crop. 

These seeds will be sufficient for a 0.25-hectare area. Similarly, to promote soybean crops in the state, 8 kg seed mini-kits will be provided free of cost to 56 thousand farmers for a 0.1-hectare area.