The state government of Gujarat has launched Mukhyamantri Pak Sangrah Yojana amid the pandemic in the country. The scheme will assist farmers in the state to deal with the loss related to crops. The state has reported with the poor state of farmers. The scheme is launched with the hope of helping the farmers.
The scheme will provide financial assistance to farmers to recover from it. The government will help farmers in every possible way who have to suffer crop loss and financial loss. The amount of 30,000 rupees will be provided to build storage for storing crops. It protects crops from unfavorable weather conditions. Storage will be built according to the optimum temperature required so that crops are kept safe from bad weather, insect, and birds attack. The storage built will be big in size.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR THE SCHEME (MUKHYAMANTRI PAK SANGRAH YOJANA GUJARAT 2020)
1. The applicant should be a farmer by profession.
2. Should be the resident of the Gujarat state.
3. The identification proof is required.
The details of the income are required as there is a limit under the scheme.
• Identity proof like Aadhaar Card, ration card, voter card, etc.
• Residence Proof which includes enables to prove that the applicant is a resident of Gujarat.
• Land documents should be provided which are important.
• Passport size photograph
• Contact details like mobile number
• Income details which include a copy of the income certificate have to be provided by the applicant.
HOW TO APPLY ONLINE (MUKHYAMANTRI PAK SANGRAH YOJANA GUJARAT 2020)
It’s a hassle-free process to apply online. Steps to apply online are mentioned below-:
Visit the official website.- https://dag.gujarat.gov.in/
Then, go to the homepage.
Then, click on the apply online option.
Then, the application form will appear.
Fill all the required details in an accurate manner.
Click on the submit button to submit the form.
OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHEME (MUKHYAMANTRI PAK SANGRAH YOJANA GUJARAT 2020)
To provide storage shed to farmers.
To provide financial assistance to 30,000/- rupees.
To reduce the wastage of the crop.
To prevent crop loss due to unseasonal rain.
To strengthen the farmers.
To raise the income of the farmers by protecting the crops.
To work towards the welfare of the farmers.
Provision of financial help by the government for the prevention of crops from damage.
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BENEFITS OF SCHEME (MUKHYAMANTRI PAK SANGRAH YOJANA GUJARAT 2020)
Collateral free loan is provided to farmers.
Financial help from the government will be provided.
It will help in the improvement of the agriculture sector of India.
Prevention of crop loss from unseasonal weather.
Provision of a storage shed to protect crops.
Improvement in the contribution of GDP of the agriculture sector.
There will be no damage to crops under this scheme.
There will be an increase in the productivity of the crops.
The whole state of Gujarat will come under this scheme.
All the farmers of the state will be getting the benefit of this scheme.
FEATURES OF THE SCHEME
i. The government aims to provide storage space for crops to farmers especially those who are economically weaker.
ii. A uniform temperature should be maintained while keeping crops in a storage shed.
iii. Protection of crops from unseasonal rain, cyclone, and many other natural disasters.
iv. The size of the storage space will be bigger.
v. Total volume of the crop will be provided to store in storage space.
vi. Crops will also be saved from bird attacks with the help of storage space.
The scheme started by the Gujarat government in the time of pandemic is basically to work towards the welfare of economically backward farmers. The scheme benefits will able to help farmers protect their crops from unseasonal rain, birds, etc every year. The storage space will be constructed under this scheme. The targeted people are poor farmers who suffer the loss of their crops due to bad weather conditions. The construction of the structure will not require any NA (Non-agriculture) Permission. The budget set is 300 Crore by the government. The scheme is for Gujarat farmers only.
Under this scheme, crops will not get destroyed. The productivity of the crops will increase. Welfare in terms of financial help, providing them with storage space to protect their crops. The scheme is beneficial for farmers’ overall growth and development.