BJP manifesto promises farmers a bright future : Chugh

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BJP to launch Bharat Krishi satellite

SRINAGAR: BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh today said that the BJP manifesto has unleashed a new era of farmers welfare in the country. 

Chugh said prime minister Narendra Modi, in the manifesto, has promised that the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be strengthened to provide sustained financial support to farmers.

The party will also strengthen the Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana through more technological interventions to ensure speedy and more accurate assessment, faster payouts and quicker grievance resolution. 

He said the BJP promises to increase the minimum support price (MSP) for crops. Chugh said the manifesto also announced to launch the Krishi Infrastructure Mission for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of agri-infrastructure projects like storage facilities, irrigation, grading and sorting units, cold-storage facilities and food processing; Expansion of irrigation facilities, launching technology-enabled irrigation initiatives to implement cutting-edge technology for efficient water management and launching an indigenous “Bharat Krishi” satellite for farm-related activities like crop forecasting, pesticide application, irrigation, soil health and weather forecasting.

Chugh said the BJP promised India will soon become a global food hub as he said that the party will focus on ‘Shree Anna’ that benefits 2 crore people engaged in its farming.