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Farmers' income in Chhattisgarh has increased as a result of an increase in tractor purchases

by Shailee Mishra

Date & Time: Jun 14, 2022 10:00 AM

Read Time: 2 minute



Highlight:

• State government's support resulted in 5.46 % increase in tractor purchases in 2021
• People interest in agriculture has increased

Tractors are a symbol of a farmer's economic wealth, and the increasing number of tractors purchased in Chhattisgarh indicates that the state's farmers are prospering.

More than 76,000 tractors been sold over last three years

In 2021 tractor sales in Chhattisgarh increased by 5%. More than 76,000 tractors have been sold in the state over the last three years.

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the country's economy, with thousands of people losing their jobs and wages plummeting. However, the situation is gradually improving. Farmers' conditions in Chhattisgarh are also improving, and they are becoming more financially prosperous.

Chhattisgarh purchased 25,607 tractors for agricultural use in 2019

In 2019, Chhattisgarh purchased 25,607 tractors for agricultural use, according to official data. (In the months of January and December.) However, the number of tractors sold fell to 24,590 in 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

The state government's support for farmers, as well as the gradual improvement in the Covid-19 situation, resulted in a 5.46 percent increase in tractor purchases in 2021, compared to the previous year's sales.
Interest in agriculture has grown, more than demand for banking services

According to Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, farmers' interest in agriculture has grown, resulting in an increase in demand for banking services. Furthermore, the state's farmers are prospering, and people are purchasing automobiles.

Agriculture has improved economic situation

New industrial strategy, improved collection of forest and agricultural output, local processing, and value addition were introduced, as were the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana, Godhan Nyay Yojana, Suraji Gaon Yojana, Gramin Bhumihin Krishi Majdur Nyay Yojana, and Gramin Bhumihin Krishi Majdur Nyay Yojana. As a result, the villages' economic situation has improved.

According to official figures, the Rajiv Gandhi Nyay Yojana has sent nearly Rs 11,180 crore to farmer bank accounts in the last two years. On the other hand, the Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Bhumihin Krishi Majdur Nyay Yojana has benefited 3.5 lakh farmers.

Godhan Nyay Yojana

In addition, the Godhan Nyay Yojana gave SHGs Rs 226 crore and Gauthan Samitis Rs 133 crore. Over the last three years, Rs 90,000 crore has been deposited in the bank accounts of farmers.

As part of the Godhan Nyay Yojana, cattle day care homes, known as Gauthans, are being built in villages and have turned into job centres for women. Here, cow dung is sold for Rs 2 per kilogramme. Cow dung, on the other hand, is used to make vermicompost.

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