Kamyab Kisan Khushal Punjab Scheme: Punjab government has announced a new Kamyaab Kisan Khushaal Punjab Scheme in Budget 2021. The state govt. has announced various schemes for agriculture and farmers welfare. In this article, we will tell you about the कामयाब किसान खुशहाल पंजाब योजना (K3P scheme) and other announcements made by the state government. All of these measures are to raise the income standard of farmers and to ensure a life of dignity and honour for them.
Kamyaab Kisan Khushaal Punjab (K3P) Scheme 2021
Kamyaab Kisan Khushaal Punjab (K3P) scheme is a new umbrella program during 2021-22, with an outlay of Rs. 3,780 crore to be implemented during the next three years. An outlay of Rs. 1,104 crore has been earmarked for 2021-22 for the successful implementation of कामयाब किसान खुशहाल पंजाब योजना.
Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Initiatives in Punjab Budget 2021
Here is the complete list of agriculture and farmers welfare related initiatives as announced by the state govt. of Punjab in Budget 2021:-
Free Power to Farmers
During the past four years has provided free power to 14.23 lakh farmers amounting to Rs. 23,851 crore and resolves to continue to provide free power to farmers. An amount of Rs. 7,180 crore has been provisioned in 2021-22 in this regard for this purpose alone.
Crop Loan Waiver Scheme
Debt of farmers in Punjab amounting to Rs. 4,624 crore has already been waived off. Loans to the extent of Rs. 1,186 crore of 1.13 lakh farmers and Rs. 526 crore of landless farm workers in the next phase during 2021-22.
Krishi Vikas Yojana
An allocation of Rs. 200 crore in 2021-22 for ensuring more inclusive and integrated development of agriculture and allied services.
Paani Bachao Paisa Kamao
Direct Benefit Transfer of Electricity (DBTE) under the banner of “Panni Bachao Paise Kamao Scheme” on 6 feeders was launched. A budgetary provision of Rs. 10 crore has been made for 2021-22.
Community Underground Pipeline Project
A new project for Utilization of treated water for Irrigation through the assistance of NABARD and an amount of Rs. 40 crore has been earmarked.
Under the in-situ Crop Residue Management, a total of 50,815 residue management machines have been provided at subsidised rates to individual farmers and co- operative societies. An amount of Rs. 30 crore has been proposed for this purpose during 2021-22. An allocation of INR 200 cr has been proposed for the development of this sector.
Established the Veterinary College at Rampura Phul and also allocated INR 120 Cr to State Extension Programme, Organic Farming, e-governance and other Centrally Sponsored programs. An integrated facility for fruits and vegetable is being set up by Punjab Agri Export Corporation Ltd. at Abohar at a cost of Rs. 7 crore.
Source / Reference Link: http://diprpunjab.gov.in/