18 November 2022, New Delhi: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar has said that Haryana is ahead in crop production and horticulture, it cannot be praised enough. Today it is necessary that farmers cultivate new crops, use technology in production and produce quality products. It is a matter of happiness that the farmers of Haryana and the Haryana government are walking on this path.
Union Minister was speaking at the inauguration of 30 Integrated Pack Houses across the state at Aterna village in Sonipat (Haryana).
In this program organized by the Horticulture Department of the Haryana Government, Union Minister Mr. Tomar praised the schemes being run for the farmers in the state. In Haryana, 30-pack houses are being built across the state through FPOs. The Haryana government has planned about 500 pack houses in the state.
Setting up 500 pack houses will bring revolution in the field of horticulture in the state. He also praised the Haryana government for starting an insurance scheme for fruits and vegetables.
Haryana Agriculture Minister Mr. Dalal mentioned that there are 11 excellence centers in the state, through which crores of saplings are being prepared and given to the farmers. Farmers of Haryana are being given the benefit of the crop insurance scheme. The state government has also doubled the budget for canals. Up to 85 percent subsidy is being given in the field of irrigation. The Haryana government has formed a pond authority for the renovation of ponds. Along with this, brackish water farmers have been encouraged to take up shrimp farming. The land on which earlier the farmer used to earn 20 to 30 thousand rupees annually, today 20 to 30 lakh rupees are being earned from shrimp farming. The world’s largest vegetable market is being set up in Gannaur, which will be spread over 5500 acres.
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