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The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that farmers who raise indigenous cows will receive Rs 900 per month. The remark was made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday while virtually addressing a Niti Ayog session on agriculture.

To encourage natural farming , the CM also announced the formation of the Madhya Pradesh Natural Agriculture Development Board. Shiv Raj Chouhan during the workshop stated that cows that are Desi (indigenous) are necessary for natural farming and farmers should have at least one desi cow on their property. The government officials have agreed to provide such farmers with a sum of Rs 900 each month. 

In his remarks at the workshop, he also said that a farmer will receive a total of Rs 10,800 per year for a desi cow.

In addition to this, the CM said that the MP government will begin specific measures to encourage natural farming in 100 villages in each of the state’s 52 districts

Natural farming practices will begin in 5,200 communities across the state during the current Kahrif crop season . He added that such farmers are what the government officials are seeking. Natural farming has piqued the interest of 1.65 lakh farmers in the state thus far. Workshops would be held across the state to foster a climate conducive to natural farming.

The CM also stated that each block will be assigned five full-time workers who will be paid an honorarium to promote natural farming. Chouhan stated that natural farming will be encouraged in agricultural lands on both sides of the Narmada river.

According to a public relations department official, Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy also spoke at the session. 

Source : Krishi Jagaran : 27 Apr 2022

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