Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Margdarshak Yojana is a new scheme announced in the financial budget for the FY 2016-17 by the Government of Maharashtra state.
This is also one of the agriculture – pro schemes launched by the state government to empower farmers and improve the overall growth of the agriculture sector in the state.
Under the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Margdarshan Yojana the government will enhance the knowledge of the farmers to keep them updated. The scheme aims to help farmers in a big bay and overall give a push to the farming sector.
Under the scheme, the government will update the farmers with the knowledge of new discoveries, inventions and suitable guidance in agriculture sector. This will be done via a single platform which will be framed under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Margdarshan Yojana.
The government has proposed an outlay of Rs. 60 Crore for the new scheme in the 2016-17 budget.
Other than this scheme, the state government has also announced few other schemes for the betterment of the agriculture sector. Two of those schemes are Palakmantri Panand Raste Yojana and Palakmantri Earth Moving Machine Kharedi Yojana.