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Government Schemes: These government schemes are great for farmers, this is how you can avail the benefits..

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The farmer is called the country's food provider, if the farmers stop working, more than half of the country's economy will come to a standstill. India is an agricultural country and 60 percent of the population here lives in villages. The biggest source of income in the village is only farming. Now the government keeps bringing different types of schemes to increase the income of farmers and to encourage them.

Today we are going to tell you about five such schemes that are very beneficial for farmers. You can apply for all these schemes by visiting the official website of the Government of India or by visiting any nearest e-mitra and cyber cafe.

Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme
The crop insurance scheme has been started by the central government so that farmers can be given financial help for the loss of crops. An attempt has been made to bring farmers together under the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme. The government has a vision and mission for this scheme. Financial assistance is given under the insurance scheme in case of disaster damage to crops, pest attack, or drought.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Irrigation Scheme
The Prime Minister Agricultural Irrigation Scheme has been started by the Central Government to solve a major problem related to irrigation. Under this scheme, water has to be delivered to every farm. The government has decided to get more crops per drop attractively with an end-to-end system for farmers on source creation, detail, board, field application, and development practice.

Also known as Traditional Agriculture Development Scheme, under this central government scheme, the Government of India provides financial assistance of Rs 50 thousand per hectare to the farmers. Assistance is given every three years for organic process, certification, labeling, packaging, and transportation in organic production. The government provides financial assistance to farmers through this scheme. Also encourages to do organic farming.

Kisan Credit Card
The Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme was launched by the Central Government in 1998 to provide adequate credit to farmers for their farming or agricultural expenses. Under this agricultural or central government scheme, the Government of India assists farmers with agricultural loans at a concessional rate of 4 percent per annum as a government subsidy for agriculture. So far 2.5 crore farmers have taken advantage of this scheme.

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana has been started by the Central Government, which gives Rs 6 thousand annually to the farmers. Any farmer in the country can apply under this scheme. This amount is given in three installments, which are given at an interval of 4 months. It can be applied through the official website.

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