WB Bangla Krishi Sech Yojana – The West Bengal Government has come up a new scheme for the farmers of the state. The name of this scheme is “WB Bangla Krishi Sech Yojana”. The state government has launched this scheme for extending the support to the farmers for setting up micro-irrigation facilities that will ensure cultivation using less amount of water.
WB Bangla Krishi Sech Yojana
Through the WB Bangla Krishi Sech Yojana, the state government will help all the small and marginal farmers mainly in the Jangalmahal area. The West Bengal Government’s Cabinet has approved this scheme on Wednesday.
There are some places in districts including Purulia and Bankura, which gets scanty rainfall and the technology. It will ensure the cultivation of crops, mainly fruits, and vegetables with less utilization of water. Thus it will be a great help to the farmers.
West Bengal Krishi Sech Yojana
The West Bengal Agriculture Department has started a new scheme and found that two artificial processes i.e. drip irrigation and sprinkle irrigation will help in cultivation on over acres of land by less utilization of water.
The State Agriculture Department has also taken necessary trials and tests which proved both the processes to be very useful in ensuring the cultivation with less utilization of water. After that, a proposal regarding this was given to the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after which the cabinet has given its nod for the same on Wednesday.
Alothough it was identified that the small and marginal farmers will not be able to bear the cost of the drip irrigation and sprinkle irrigation mechanisms. It cost about Rs 70,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively, per acre of land.
Therefore, the West Bengal Government has sanctioned about Rs 35 crore for the project, through which all the farmers are will get the facilities completely free of cost.