Various steps to Modernization of Agriculture

The Government has taken various steps to modernizing agriculture for sustainable growth in agriculture sector.

Some of the interventions in this direction are:

  • Creation of a network of 722 KrishiVigyanKendras (KVKs) for dissemination of knowledge and information about modern technology etc.
  • Initiatives under Agriculture Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Scheme like Extension Reforms, Mass Media Support to Agricultural Extension, Kisan Call Centres, Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres, Exhibitions/ Fairs etc.
  • Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)
  • Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi.
  • National Agriculture e-Market platform (e-NAM) has been established
  • Soil Health Card (SHC) Scheme.
  • Per Drop More Crop (PDMC)
  • Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture.
  • Promotion of 10,000 FPOs.

Agriculture exports excluding allied products (Marine, Meat etc.) have set record in 2020-21 with total agri export of Rs. 213513.38 Crore which has been highest since last two decades.

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