Haryana brings more crops under ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna’

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News:The Haryana government has decided to bring more crops under the ‘Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojna(BBY) scheme.

Facts:

About Bhavantan Bharpayee Yojna(BBY):

  • The Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojana was launched by the Haryana government in 2018.
  • The scheme has been designed and developed for safeguarding the investment of the farmers.
  • Under the scheme,the state agricultural department will fix the least selling price of certain crops. 
  • In case the farmer gets the price lower than the price fixed by the government, the difference will be paid as an incentive to the farmers directly into their bank accounts.
  • For getting the scheme benefits, the farmers have to register themselves on ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora (MFMB)’ portal.
  • The crops included are potato, onion, tomato and cauliflower.This will now be extended to other crops such as Carrots, peas, kinnow, guava, capsicum and brinjal.

Additional information:

About ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora (MFMB)’ portal:

  • Mera Fasal Mera Byora portal was launched by the Haryana Government.
  • The portal enables farmers to self-report their land and crop details and help them receive benefits of several government schemes directly.
  • Through the portal, the government will also get the accurate data of area and name of crop cultivated in various parts of the state.