Union Budget 2022-23: No mention of doubling farmers’ income in Sitharaman’s speech
Omission of references to doubling farmers’ speech surprising given that 2022 is the target year for the scheme
Union Budget 2022-23: Agriculture sees little cause for cheer
Overall allocation for agriculture has risen marginally but schemes for crop insurance, MSP have seen a dip in funds this budget
India’s natural farming push: Obvious measures ignored, points out Standing Committee
The country’s organic / natural farming coverage remains poor despite abundant indegenous resources
Low grant sanctions, disbursement: India wants to promote FPOs but where are the funds?
Eligibility threshold for FPOs should be reduced or support provided to meet the criteria, experts feel