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Modi govt promoting agri allied sectors to achieve target of doubling farm income

Minister of State for Agriculture Purshottam Rupala said the raising of farm income was not possible with growth in only one sector, but the government was making efforts to promote allied sectors of agriculture and that will aid in helping double the farm income

The quota also includes additional quantity given as incentive to mills for achieving more than 75 per cent of their export target

The decision to provide soft loans comes a fortnight after the Centre raised benchmark selling price of sugar at factory gate by Rs 2 to Rs 31 per kg.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that without freeing farmers from the clutches of debts, their condition and that of their villages cannot be improved.
This initiative now comprises about 6,100 installations covering over 35,000 villages and serving over 4 million farmers.