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Doubling Farmers' Income by 2022: NABARD

Publisher: NABARD

Announcing the target of doubling famers’ income by 2022, the Hon’ble Finance Minister in his Union Budget Speech 2016–17, had highlighted the need to think beyond ‘food security’ of the country to focus on ‘income security’ of the farmer. He had also laid emphasis on the optimal utilization of the country’s water resources; creation of new infrastructure for irrigation; conservation of soil fertility with balanced use of fertilizer; and provision of value addition and connectivity from farm to markets.

Author(s): NATIONAL BANK FOR AGRICULTURE and RURAL DEVELOPMEN NABARD | Views(348)

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