The state government of Jharkhand is planning to launch a new scheme to attract rural youth in agriculture. The scheme named as “ARYA” – Attracting Rural Youth in Agriculture will be launched by the Chief Minister Raghubar Das soon.
The objective of the ARYA scheme will be to promote the green revolution in the state. Under the ARYA scheme, the state government will attract rural youth in agriculture by making them skilled and make the state self-dependent in agriculture.
Under the scheme, Agriculture Technology Management and Training (ATMA) will provide the training to the rural youth. From each village, two youths will be selected and trained on how to make the proper use of barren and uncultivated land and inspired to grow pulses.
The chief minister sent instruction to the departments to connect the youths with agriculture. CM wants the youth not to be a part of the rush in the cities and earn their livelihood in their villages itself.
Following will the activities to be performed by the trained youth under the ARYA scheme
- To identify barren land in their respective villages under the guidance of Agriculture- Science Center and promote farmers to grow pulse on them.
- To promote farmers to grow something else after harvesting paddy.
- To inspire farmers to use fertilizers as per Soil Health Card.
- To propagate the use of neem coated urea in their respective areas.
- To inspire farmers for Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme.
- To promote farmers for agriculture of rabi.
- To appeal to farmers not to graze their cattle in open in the season of rabi.
- To promote seed treatment.
- To grow advanced seed and promote it among the farmers.
- To register farmers on Farmer Portal.
- To provide farmers new technology by telephoning Kissan Call Center.
- To constitute farmer group in their respective areas.