union The Ministry of Agriculture will organize a campaign from April 25 to 30 to highlight the achievements of the agricultural sector since independence and also to publicize the various programs run by the Center for the benefit of farmers.
The “Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari” campaign is organized under “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” in association with various other ministries, according to an official statement.
More than one million farmers and stakeholders are expected to participate in the campaign through live (offline) and virtual (online) support across the country.
To create mass awareness and wider publicity, dissemination of the campaign will be through print, electronic and social media, production of audio clips, jingles and video shorts.
In this regard, the ministry is organizing the Kisan Bhagidari, Prathmikta Hamari campaign from April 25 to 30, 2022, according to the statement.
The ministry will highlight milestones in the development of agriculture during India’s 75 years of independence during the campaign.
The stage includes green revolution and self-sufficiency in food grain production; largest producer of horticultural crops; improved crop irrigation; the use of ICT in agriculture; application of remote sensing/GIS/Drones in agriculture.
Application of biotechnology to agriculture; advances in agricultural mechanization; soil health management and effective pest management will also be highlighted.
The campaign will also highlight activities and achievements under various flagship programs such as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana.
During this campaign, the ministry will also create mass awareness and talk about achievements in programs such as Kisan Credit Card; agricultural credit; e-National Agricultural Market (e-NAM); Farmer Producer Organizations (OPF); Soil health map; Organic and Natural Agriculture.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the country celebrates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav as a mass festival to commemorate 75 years of its independence.
The festival has already started across the country from March 12, 2021 and will end on August 15, 2023, one year after the 75th anniversary of independence.
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