New Chapter Towards The Agricultural Growth

CM with Farmers
CM with Farmers
Dialogues initiated by the CM with farmers at the State and Divisional level and their suggestions given prominence in the Budget.
Free Power supply provided for irrigation pumpsets upto 10 HP from 1.8.2008, benefitting 17 lakh farmers.

Pumpset
Pumpset

Fisherman
Fisherman

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

Rain Fed Cultivation
Rain Fed Cultivation
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,
Maize
Maize
Hor ticulture College established in Bagalkot.
e-Tendering launched for marketing of agricultural produce in Raichur and Davanagere APMCs.
Arrangements made for the display of information about quality and price of agricultural produce through electronic media in 50 APMCs in the State.

Organic Farming
Organic Farming
Establishment of a Mission for promoting Organic Farming.
Rs. 2/- per litre incentive to rural women for the milk supplied to the Co-Operative Societies.

Rural women with Cow
Rural women with Cow