Punjab CM launches distinctive DSR portal to facilitate farmers for opting this advnaced expertise
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday launched a Direct Sedding of Rice (DSR) portal to facilitate the farmers to provide their willingness for space to be sown with DSR expertise right here at his official residence.
Extremely lauding this farmer pleasant intiative, Bhagwant Mann stated that it will be instrumental to compile your entire knowledge about each farmer, who has opted for DSR method moreover guaranteeing cost of Rs. 1500 per acre after correct verification by way of this portal to the real beneficiaries in a good and clear method.
Apprising the Chief Minister in regards to the modalities of aforementioned portal, Further Chief Secretary Agriculture stated that after correct verification, the motivation quantity of Rs.1500 per acre can be immediately transferred into the financial institution accounts of the respective farmers.
Notably, this distinctive portal has been developed and designed by Mandi Board in sync with the Agricuture Division. With the adoption of this modern expertise there can be atleast 15-20% saving of water moreover serving to in efficient percolation of water finally bettering the bottom water stage by way of correct recharging. This value efficient method would additionally cut-down the labour value by practically Rs. 4000 per acre. The state governement has already deployed 3000 officers/officers of varied departments together with Agriculture, Horticulture, Mandi Board and Water & Soil Conservation to supervise the DSR operations meticulously for imparting correct technical steerage to the farmers in addition to endeavor verification of the world sown below this superior expertise in order to make sure that the cost of Rs. 1500 per acre is just made to the real beneficiaries.
It could be recalled that the farmers from throughout the state are anticipated to domesticate paddy together with Basmati over an space of 30 lakh hectares (75 lakh acres) throughout this Kharif season. As per out there knowledge, paddy was sown final yr in an space of 15 lakh acres (6 lakh hectares) by way of DSR and through this season the state authorities has fastened the goal of 30 lakh acres below the brand new method.
Distinguished amongst others who attended the assembly included Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema, Chief Secretary Anirudh Tewari, ACS to CM A. Venu Prasad, ACS Agriculture Sarvjit Singh, ACS Finance KAP Sinha and Director Agriculture Gurvinder Singh.