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Seed Subsidy: Farmers will get paddy seed at 50% discount, apply like this

Rural women showing seed distribution form

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Beej Vitran Yojana 2022: Seed Exchange and Distribution Program Scheme 2022 is being run by the state government to enable farmers to transplant paddy at the right time in Jharkhand. Under this, seeds will be distributed to farmers through a blockchain based system.

Kharif season is about to come. After the prediction of better monsoon in the country, the farmers (Farmers)’s faces are bright. The central and state governments are also running many schemes to give benefits to the farmers in this season. Seeds on subsidy to give benefit to farmers in Jharkhand tooSeed Subsidy) being given. The government has decided to provide paddy seeds to the farmers of the state at half the price. This benefit is being given to the farmers under the Seed Exchange and Distribution Program Scheme. Under this scheme, seeds are being made available to the farmers of the state at a grant of 50 percent. The scheme will benefit those small and marginal farmers who are unable to buy paddy seeds at costly rates or have problems.

Those farmers brothers of the state who want to take paddy seeds on 50 percent subsidy under the Seed Exchange and Distribution Program Scheme 2022, those farmers can get complete information by contacting the Agriculture Department or PACS of their respective district. State Agriculture Director Nisha Oraon tweeted and informed that for the first time in the history of the state by Directorate of Agriculture Jharkhand blockchain based With the help of the system, farmers are being registered for the distribution of seeds among the farmers. This technology is an important step towards complete transparency. is. Blockchain based technology seed is a better platform for traceability.

What is blockchain based system

Through a tweet, he has told that the blockchain tracking system will provide transparent information about seed purchase, seed type, warehouse, details of suppliers, seed supply, stock, selection of warehouses, vehicle carrying seeds, weight, among other things. Also, the empaneled seed supplier under the system will be able to track the movement of seeds by various unique identifiers including details of the supply order received, receipt issued by the warehouse, status of supply, and QR code. With this, black marketing of seeds will not happen, and it will reach the real beneficiaries.

Program will start from first week of May

Earlier, issuing an audio message, Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Badal Patralekh had said that it is his priority to provide the right seeds to the farmers of the state at the right time. He had told that the distribution work of seeds for Kharif crops would be started from the first week of May. Last year also, seeds were distributed to farmers at subsidized rates in the first week of May. Also told that this time block chain technology has been used by the Agriculture Department to make the seed distribution scheme completely transparent and successful.

Farmers will be able to track their seed

After registering on the portal through this technique, farmer brothers will be able to see where their seed has come from and where it has reached. They will be able to get information about when the seed will reach them. On this basis farmers will be able to prepare their fields. Along with this, this technique will also ensure that no farmer gets double benefit of the scheme.

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To take seeds under the scheme, farmers will have to upload their phone number and Aadhaar card on the portal. The Agriculture Minister said that due to timely availability of paddy seeds, farmers will be able to sow paddy at the right time. A target has been set to distribute 1.25 lakh quintals of paddy seeds this year.

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