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Ministry of Agriculture
03-August-2017 18:01 IST
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare releases Rs.16094.13 crore in the first quarter of 2017-18

            Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is continuously striving for holistic development of Indian Agriculture and its backbone - farmers. To achieve the goal of doubling of farmers’ income by 2022, the Ministry’s budget of Rs. 62125.02 crore during 2017-18 has increased by about 39% as against Rs. 44721.84 crore during 2016-17.

            In the first quarter upto June, 2017, Rs.16094.13 crore has been released as against Rs.10498.90 crore during the quarter ending June, 2016.  This works out to 53% increase in the amount released.

Sl.No.

Name of Scheme

Expenditure  upto June 2016-17

Expenditure upto June 2017-18

% increase

1

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

2899.59

4664.88

60

2

RKVY

644.16

967.89

50

3

Green Revolution- Krishonnati Yojana (MIDH)

449.64

851.29

90

4

NFSM

222.93

333.57

50

5

Agriculture Mechanisation

114.81

416.27

262

6

Rashtriya Gokul Mission

0.00

36.00

3600

7

National Dairy Plan Phase-I

100.00

200.00

100

8

National Programme for Dairy Development

6.95

89.01

1180

9

Blue Revolution

16.91

100.64

495

 

From the above, it can be seen that Ministry is making concerted efforts for development of agriculture and welfare of farmers in the country.

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