PANAJI: Agriculture Minister Chandrakant (Babu) Kavlekar has said that 88,734 people have taken subsidy and fruit bearing trees amounting to Rs 15,18, 6016.00
As per the figures 2,95,067 fruit bearing trees have been taken by 88,734 people across the state
The plots are inspected randomly by the Zonal Agriculture Officer’s and District Agriculture Officer’s before release of subsidy to the farmers,” said Kavlekar
He further said that Paddy seed is made available to the farmers ar 50% subsidy through Registered Cooperative Societies and there is no proposal to give fertilizer quota during the Kharif crop sowing season.
The minister also informed that government has got no proposal for purchase of Paddy Combine Harvester and supply the same to farmers free of cost by charging only diesel rates.