Mukhya Mantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana

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“Mukhya Mantri Krishi Aashirwad Yojana” was officially launched by the Vice president M. Venkaiah Naidu in Ranchi, Jharkhand .

  • The scheme was first announced on 21st December 2018 for doubling farmer’s income in the upcoming 4 years (2022) and is officially launched on 10th August 2019.
  • The objective of MMKAY is to serve to improve the financial situation of farmers and provides them with investment support for the Kharif season to double their income by 2022.
  • Under the scheme, Rs 5000 Per Acre/year (maximum up to 5 Acres) would be given to Jharkhand’s state farmers for their Kharif crops.
  • This Financial fund will be given for the following purpose- Purchase of Fertilizers, Hiring of Farm Equipment, Purchase of Seed, Labour and land preparation and Any other Agriculture related work.
  • The beneficiaries would get financial assistance through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mode.