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Good News! Buy 10 lakh rupees agricultural equipment for just 2 lakh rupees
It is very important to have modern agricultural machinery for agriculture. Without them, we cannot even imagine doing farming in a modern way. In areas where there is shortage of labour with agricultural machinery , we can achieve good yields from crops. But some farmers are unable to buy expensive agricultural equipment due to poor economic conditions. In view of this, the Central Government has set up 42 thousand Custom Hiring Centers in the country with the objective of providing modern agricultural equipment on rent to small and marginal farmers of the country.
80% subsidy on farm machinery bank (80% subsidy on farm machinery bank)
As everyone finds that the central government has set a target of doubling the income of farmers by the year 2022. Under this, the 'Farm Machinery Bank' scheme has been started for the farmers. Up to 10 lakhs of instruments can be kept under the Farm Machinery Scheme. In this 80% grant is payable. 20% of the amount can be raised by the farmers group itself or through a bank loan.
Mobile App for Renting Agricultural Equipment
In order to enable farmers to get agricultural machinery easily, the government has launched the "CHC-Farm Machinery" Mobile App. With this, farmers will easily get all kinds of agricultural machinery related to agriculture including rental tractors through CHC-Agricultural Machinery Custom Hiring Centers in their area. The government has named the mobile app of CHC Farm Machinery. This app is available in 12 languages including Hindi, English, Urdu on Google Play Store.
How to apply for Custom Hiring Center (How to apply for Custom Hiring Center)
If a farmer wants to apply for subsidy on agricultural implements, he can go to CSC (Common Service Center) and apply at https://register.csc.gov.in/. Apart from this, farmers of UP can apply at http://www.upagriculture.com/.
Source: Krishi jagran, 30 August 2020,
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