Maharashtra announces scheme to increase farmers’ income

Mumbai: Amidst demands of farm loan waiver in Maharashtra, the State government has announced ‘Advanced Farming – Enriched Farmer’ scheme, with an aim to increase farmers’ income by cutting production cost and increasing the output. The scheme will be launched in the upcoming kharif season. Under the initiative, the government ...

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“Fly Ash Utilisation Policy”- A kind of Best out of waste Policy: Maharashtra

Maharashtra has become the first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy, paving way for prosperity by generating “wealth from waste”, and environment protection. “Maharashtra Cabinet approves a policy for 100 per cent use of fly ash generated from thermal power plants and biogas plants for construction activities“. This fly ...

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Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme- 2012 (VIIDP)

Objectives: To increase productivity of rainfed cotton farming in Vidarbha region through rainwater harvesting, intensive irrigation and better crop management; To bring maximum cotton growing area under protective irrigation and better soil moisture regime through in-situ and ex-situ conservation measures; To augment/ restore/renovate existing minor/ small scale irrigation resources through ...

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