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Farmers getting up to 80% Subsidy on agriculture machinery under SMAM scheme!
In order to increase crop production and productivity by cultivating using modern methods, farmers must have modern agricultural equipment to do agricultural work at the right time with advanced seeds, chemical fertilizers, pesticides and water for irrigation. Modern agricultural devices not only give impetus to agricultural growth rather, the economic condition of farmers also gets strengthened. In today's time, it is only possible to do agricultural work with modern farming equipment in the right way: tillage, sowing, irrigation, harvesting, harvesting and storage. In such a situation, from time to time, under different schemes, the farmers of the country are provided with subsidies according to their category, who are unable to buy modern agricultural equipment. Now in this chain, the central government is providing 50 to 80% subsidy on agricultural implements under SMAM scheme. This scheme is available to the farmers of all the states of the country. Any farmer of the country who is eligible for this scheme can apply for this. Women farmers can also apply for this scheme. For this the government portal, Government Direct Benefit Transfer in Agriculture Mechanization Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India has been released.
How to apply for agricultural machinery
1.To apply for agricultural machinery, first of all visit https://agrimachinery.nic.in/Farmer/SHGGroups/Registration.
2.After that go to the registration corner.
3.There you will get three options, from which you click on Farmer.
4.After that, fill in the details carefully.
Please keep the following documents in front of you and fill the details accordingly. Documents required to apply
1. Aadhar Card - To identify the beneficiary.
2. Passport size photo of the farmer.
3. Right of land (ROR) to record while adding land details.
4. Copy of the first page of the bank pass book, with details of the beneficiary.
5. Copy of any ID proof (Aadhaar Card / Driving License / VoterID Card / PAN Card / Passport).
6. Copy of caste category certificate in case of SC / ST / OBC.
Note: - While registering in DBT portal, the farmer has to select the right district, sub-district, block and village from the drop down list. The name of the farmer should be according to the Aadhaar card. Farmer category (SC / ST / General), Farmer Type (Small / Marginal / Large) and Gender (Male / Female) should be filled correctly otherwise the application will be terminated at the time of verification. It is the responsibility of the farmer to submit the correct details to avail the subsidy.
Source: krishi jagran, 10 August 2020,
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