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Ministry of Agriculture Launched Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan

With an objective of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, Ministry of Agriculture in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Krishi Kalyan Abhiyaan from 1st June, 2018 till 31st July, 2018


This programme will help, assist and advice farmer on the ways of improving farming techniques and increase their income.
The Krishi kalyan Abhiyaan will be undertaken in 25 Villages with more than 1000 population each in Aspirational Districts identified in consultation with Ministry of Rural Development as per directions of NITI Ayog. In districts where a number of villages (with more than 1000 population) is less than 25, all villages will be covered.


 Krishi Vigyan Kendra of that district will be responsible for overall coordination and implementation in the 25 villages of a district.  111 officers have also been made in-charge of one district each for overall coordination and field level monitoring

Activities Under Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan 

  • Distribution of Soil Health Cards to all  farmers
  • 100% coverage of bovine vaccination for Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in each village
  • 100% coverage of Sheep and Goat for the eradication of  Peste  des Petits Ruminants (PPR )
  • Distribution of Mini Kits of pulses and oilseeds to all
  • Distribution of Horticulture/Agro-Forestry/Bamboo plant @ 5 per family(location appropriate)
  • Making 100 NADAP Pits in each village
  • Artificial insemination saturation
  • Demonstration programmes on Micro-irrigation
  • Demonstrations of integrated cropping practice.
Ministry of Agriculture Launched Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan Ministry of Agriculture Launched Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan Reviewed by Insiya on June 08, 2018 Rating: 5

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