This is a very big news for Haryana Farmers As per the Government Notification CM Manohar Lal Khattar has launched the Mera Pani Meri Virasat yojana for the farmers.
Mera Pani Meri Virasat yojana
This yojana has been introduced by Haryana Government, Under this scheme, an incentive will be given to the Farmers, the amount will be Rs 7 thousand per acre will be provided by the State Government to the farmers who quit paddy cultivation and sowing of other alternative crops in place of paddy in the areas covered by the Dark Zone of Haryana
Under the plan, 19 squares of the state have been recommended for the first stage, in which the ground water profundity is in excess of 40 meters. Out of these, paddy transplantation is more in eight squares which incorporate Sewan and Guhla, Sirsa, Ratia in Fatehabad and Shahabad, Ismailabad, Pipli and Baban in Kurukshetra.
As Chief Minister says that in the blocks where water is below 35 meters, paddy cultivation will not be allowed on the Panchayati land
Quick Review of the scheme:
|Name of the scheme||Mera Pani Meri Virasat|
|Launched Date||6 May, 2020|
|Launched By||Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar|
|Beneficiary||Farmers of State|
|Relevant departments||Water conservation department|
Objective of the scheme:
The primary goal of beginning the Haryana Government’s Mera Pani, My Heritage Scheme, as the name recommends, is to save water
Launching the scheme, the Chief Minister of Haryana State has said that farmers living in the areas covered by the Dark Zone will give up paddy cultivation amount of Rs 7000 per acre to the government.
Such farmers who adopt very less irrigation or drip irrigation system along with other alternative crops instead of paddy, will be given 80% subsidy.
Who is Eligible for this scheme:
Resident of Haryana: – Only the resident of Haryana State will be entitled to the incentive amount given in this scheme. Because this plan is only for them.
Paddy cultivators: -Only those Farmers, who cultivate paddy. And if they do any other farming except that then they will be eligible for this scheme.
Document required for Applying this scheme:
Kisan Card / Kisan Credit Card