Under the scheme running for the farmers of Uttar Pradesh under the name of The Million Farmers School, such school used to run earlier, but classes were postponed in view of Corona. Now it will be operational once again.
With a view to increase the income of the farmers of Uttar Pradesh and make them prosperous, the Yogi government of the state has come up with a plan to teach the farmers the tricks of organic farming, integrated farming. From September 14, schools will run in all the districts including Lucknow, in which agricultural experts will teach the lessons of advanced farming to the farmers.
Under the scheme running for the farmers of Uttar Pradesh under the name of The Million Farmers School, such school used to run earlier, but classes were postponed in view of Corona. Now it will be operational once again. Lakhs of farmers will be involved in 52 thousand schools running at the Nyaya Panchayat level and will learn the tricks of advanced farming.
First phase starting from 14th September
Knowledgeable about different subjects will teach the farmers in detail in the pathshalas. For this, the first phase is starting from September 14, after which the second phase will start from September 20. Schools will be run in about 52 thousand Nyaya Panchayats of the state and its responsibility will be on the district administration.
Emphasis on organic farming, will also give information about schemes
In the first phase, new tricks will be taught to the farmers for four days. In these four days, there will be more focus on organic farming. There will be a two-hour school in a day, the timing of which will be decided by the farmers living in the Nyaya Panchayat. Along with information about the main crop species, the mobile app and grant information of the Agriculture Department will also be given. Information will be given about the schemes of the Department of Agriculture, as well as the benefits of integrated farming system and doubling the income of farmers, use of Kisan Credit Card, Prime Minister’s crop insurance schemes as well as solar pumps.
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