Law to implement agriculture marketing reforms:
Government to bring in law to implement agriculture marketing reforms to provide marketing choices to farmers; law will provide adequate choices to farmer to sell produce at attractive price
Government will amend Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realisation for farmers:
Government will amend Essential Commodities Act to enable better price realisation for farmers; Agriculture food stuffs including cereals, edible oils, oilseeds, pulses, onions and potato will be deregulated.
Government extends Operation Greens to ALL fruits and vegetables:
Government extends Operation Greens from Tomatoes, Onion and Potatoes (TOP) to ALL fruits and vegetables
A scheme to increase income for 2 lakh beekeepers:
Government to implement a scheme for infrastructure development related to Beekeeping; aims to increase income for 2 lakh beekeepers with special thrust on capacity building of women
Corridor of medicinal plants to come up across banks of Ganga:
To promote Herbal Cultivation in India Government commits Rs 4000 crore; move aims to cover 10 lakh hectare under herbal cultivation in 2 years; corridor of medicinal plants to come up across banks of Ganga
Rs. 15,000 crore to support private investment in Dairy Processing:
Government announces an Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund worth Rs. 15,000 crore to support private investment in Dairy Processing, value addition and cattle feed infrastructure
100% vaccination of of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat and pig population:
National Animal Disease Control Programme has been launched with total outlay of Rs. 13,343 crores 100% vaccination of of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat and pig population
Inclusive development of marine and inland fisheries:
Government to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana for integrated, sustainable, inclusive development of marine and inland fisheries to plug critical gaps in fisheries value chain; move will provide employment to over 55 lakh persons & double exports to Rs 1 lakh crore
A scheme to help 2 lakh Micro Food Enterprises:
A scheme will be launched to help 2 lakh Micro Food Enterprises; Improved health and safety standards, integration with retail markets and improved incomes to be key focus areas.
Rs. 1 lakh crore will be provided for funding Agriculture Infrastructure Projects:
In a move to strenghten infrastructure in agriculture, financing facility of Rs. 1 lakh crore will be provided for funding Agriculture Infrastructure Projects at farm-gate & aggregation points.
To help Fisheries sector:
To help Fisheries sector, operations of Marine Capture Fisheries and Aquaculture has been relaxed to cover Inland Fisheries.
Interest subvention @ 2% per annum to dairy cooperatives for 2020-21:
New scheme has been launched for interest subvention @ 2% per annum to dairy cooperatives for 2020-21 aimed at unlocking Rs 5000 crores additional liquidity, benefitting 2 crore farmers