Input subsidy raised to Rs 8,000 for organic farming in Bihar

Input Subsidy raised to Rs 8,000 for organic farmers in Bihar

The Bihar government will increase the amount of input subsidy for organic farming. The farmer who employed the techniques of organic farming on 30 decimal lands earlier received Rs 6,000 as input subsidy but now this amount has been raised to Rs 8,000.

On the 47th National National Dairy Industry Conference in Patna, the chief minister of Bihar added that “A Farmer’s income will get doubled by the use of dung and cow urine

The Chief Minister reiterated his Governments objective to place Bihar in the top three states at the national level in the dairy sector. He stressed the need for innovative eco-friendly efforts in the dairy sector.

The dairy sector in Bihar has flourished at a very fast pace. In 2004, where COMFED used to supply four lakh liters of milk per day and by December 2018 it has increased to 20.46 lakh liters per day.

The Bihar Chief Minister gave a proposal to Indian Dairy Association for the establishment of east zone headquarters in Bihar for encouraging more activities in this sector.

There is a need to add more women to cooperative milk committees. At present 12 lakhs, people are already linked to 12,700 cooperative committees with a majority as women.


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