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Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization: mission to boost productivity

The Indian government established a Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) It is a critical mission to boost productivity on limited land in order to fulfil increased demand due to population expansion and higher wealth. Given that India only accounts for 2.4 percent of the world’s geographical area and 4% of ...

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Get Central Grant for technology development in Wasteland Areas

Technology support is extremely vital for success of land based programme, specially in the development of Wastelands. Proper area specific strategy has to be developed keeping in view the Agro-Climatic conditions and capability of land. Realizing this, a Central Sector Scheme of TDET was launched during 1993-94 to develop suitable ...

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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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