New Chapter Towards The Agricultural Growth

Free Power supply provided for irrigation pumpsets upto 10 HP from 1.8.2008, benefitting 17 lakh farmers.

Co-Operatives’ loans of Rs.1035 Crore  at 3% interest to benefit nearly 4 lakh farmers, weavers and fishermen.

A special grant of Rs. 1000/- each for small and marginal farmers  dependent on rain-fed cultivation covering 50 Lakh families.

Financial suppor t of Rs.150 Crore provided to the State Co Operative Marketing Federation to procure fer tilizers for distribution to farmers.

Loan waiver scheme extended to farmers who received benefit under Crop Insurance scheme also; Rs. 22 Crore sanctioned for the
purpose.

Minimum Suppor t Price for Maize increased from Rs.620 to Rs. 650. “Karnataka Organic Farming Mission” established,

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