27 December 2021, Chandigarh: Haryana farmers’ can get themselves register from December 27, 2021 to January 15, 2022 at website www.agriharyana.gov.in for awards under ‘Mukhyamantri Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana’. Haryana Government has launched Mukhyamantri Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana to motivate, identify and honour progressive farmers and to encourage other farmers to adopt the best farming practices across the state.
While giving this information today, an official spokesperson said that selected farmers under this scheme would get cash prizes for their excellent work in agriculture and allied fields, including more production in agricultural crops and adopting other practices like water saving, crop residue management, organic farming, integrated farming systems, sustainable agriculture etc.
He said that the farmer getting first prize at the state level would be awarded a cash amount of Rs 5 lakh. Similarly, two second prizes of Rs 3 lakh and five third prizes of Rs.1 lakh each will be given to progressive farmers. In addition, four prizes of Rs 50,000 each will be awarded at district level.
He said that inspired by the awards given to progressive farmers under ‘Mukhyamantri Pragatishil Kisan Samman Yojana, other farmers would also adopt new farming techniques.