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Soil health card is very important for farmers, know what is the scheme and how you can avail benefits

If a farmer applies under the Soil Health Card scheme, then his soil samples are scientifically tested in the laboratory. In which which nutrients are lacking and present inside the soil, it is checked.

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It is often said that the production of crops is better only with good seeds, but for better production, good soil health is also necessary. In fact, for the last few decades, fertilizers in agriculture (Fertilizer) has increased in use. Because of this, the health of the soil is bound to be affected. In this way the farmers (Farmers) For soil health card Extremely important. For this, the Soil Health Card Scheme from the Central Government (Soil Health Card Scheme) is started. Let us know what is this scheme and why it is necessary for the farmers. Also, you will know how farmers can take advantage of this scheme.

Scheme started from 2015

Soil Health Card Scheme was started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 19 February 2015 from Suratgarh, Rajasthan. The theme of this scheme has been set as ‘Swasth Dhara, Khet Green’. Under this scheme, farmers give a card to the farmers after conducting a soil test, which is linked to the health of the land. In which scientific findings related to the health of the soil are included. This card is valid for 3 years. The state government helps in taking this card to the farmers.

The card will tell what is lacking in the land

If a farmer applies under the Soil Health Card scheme, then his soil samples are scientifically tested in the laboratory. In which which nutrients are lacking and present inside the soil, it is checked. Under the scheme, scientists test the amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium inside the soil. After which the health status of the soil is mentioned in the card.

So the card is necessary for the farmers

Soil health card is very important for the farmers. In fact, when the health of the soil deteriorates due to the use of more fertilizers, then the production starts getting affected. In such a situation, in the absence of information, farmers start using nitrogen more to increase the fertility of the soil in the absence of information. This affects the quality of their crops. In such a situation, if the soil health card is with the farmers, then they will be able to know which nutrients are lacking in the soil of their farm. Which he can remove and improve production.

Farmers can get soil health card made like this

Apply Online for Kisan Soil Health Card https://soilhealth.dac.gov.in/ can apply. By clicking on this website, farmers will have to login to the home page. Where they have to choose their state. After selecting the state, farmers will see the option of New Registration. On clicking this, the registration form for the application will open. After filling it, the application will be completed. After this the team of Agriculture Department will visit the field for soil sampling. After the verification of which the card will be uploaded online.

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