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1 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HARYANA FORRabi Campaign-2013DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE HARYANA
2 The State of Haryana came into existence on 1st November, 1966. HARYANA AT A GLANCEThe State of Haryana came into existence on 1st November, 1966.Geographical Area (GA) 4.42 m ha (1.4% of India)Cultivable Area (CA) m ha (85.0% of GA)Cultivated Area m ha (96.9% of CA)_____________________________________________________Gross Cropped Area m haCropping Intensity 185%Irrigated Area m ha (84 %)Canal Irrigation m Ha (42.8%)Groundwater Irrigation m Ha (57.2%)Under-ground Water % brackishFarming Families lac (2011 Census)Marginal Farmers lac (48.1%) (own 3.61 lac ha – 9.9%)Small Farmers lac (19.5%) (own 4.63 lac ha – 12.8%)Others lac (32.4%) (own lac ha – 77.3%)___________________________________________________2
3 ACHIEVEMENTSKrishi Karman Award two times in a row for performance under Wheat during and2nd largest contributor of food grains to central pool.1st in Basmati rice export.17.95 Soil health cards distributed to the farmers.Village level fertility maps prepared.Productivity of both Coarse and Basmati Paddy during kharif 2012 was 4,003 kg per hect. and 2,587 kg per hect. respectively. This is the highest ever in the State since its inception.Productivity of Kharif food grains during kharif 2012 was at 2819 kg per hect. Which was the highest in the State since its inception.Haryana achieved record production of lakh MTs of Rice during Kharif It was the highest production ever achieved in the State.Productivity and production of Cotton was 681 kg per hect. (lint) and lakh bales during Kharif-2012.Protected cultivation of Vegetables being promoted in a big way.3
4 CHALLENGES 1. Depletion of Ground-water Resources 54% Ground-water brackish.Annual Depletion is 33 cm in Fresh Water Zone.68 out of 124 (55%) Blocks are over-exploited.2. Sustainability of SoilSaline & Water-logged Soil (50,000 Ha Critically water logged).Alkaline Soil (1.83 lac Ha).Deficiency of Micro-nutrients & Secondary Nutrients.Poor Organic Carbon.Stubble Burning of Wheat Paddy.
5 3. Small Land Holdings9.98 lac Small & Marginal Farming Families which account for 65.31% of total farming families.Land Holdings are not viable.4. Increasing Cost of CultivationIncrease in cost of inputs.Increase in labour charges.Shortage of labour5. Inadequate Post Harvest Management6. Climatic Change
6 RAIN-FALL in mm Total 340.0 532.1 -36.1 388.1 502.5 -22.8 Month 2012 2013ActualNormal%Dep.April188.8.131.52.8-75.0May1.113.9-92.01.7-87.8June1.651.0-96.977.0July72.0180.4-60.1110.3-38.9August184.6190.9-3.3189.9-0.5September(Up to 30th )72.188.718.77.4(Till 20th Sept)59.1-87.5Total340.0532.1-36.1388.1502.5-22.8
7 District wise average of Actual, average of Normal and % Departure from 1st June, 2013 to 20th September, 2013Fig in mms.DISTRICT2013 TentativeActualNormal%age DepAmbala842.7857.4-1.7Bhiwani188.1329.8-43.0Faridabad518.7559.6-7.3Palwal278.1418.0-33.5Fatehabad238.4265.8-10.3Gurgaon342.0445.6-23.2Mewat464.8468.7-0.8Hisar200.5306.0-34.5Jhajjar286.1393.2-27.2Jind361.1387.1-6.7Kaithal297.7359.5-17.2Karnal453.7545.5-16.8Kurukshetra573.5532.67.7Mohindergarh249.3377.7-34.0Panchkula464.0893.3-48.1Panipat194.7492.9-60.5Rewari416.7412.81.0Rohtak123.1485.1-74.6Sirsa161.9229.6-29.5Sonepat407.5506.1-19.5Yamunanagar1051.4843.924.6Average384.6481.4-20.1
8 KHARIF CROPS2012 & 2013Area in 000 hects. Av. Yield in kgs/hects.Production in 000 tonnes/bales 170 kgs of each.S. NoCrops20122013 (Target)2013 (Anticipated)AreaAv.YieldProd.Av. Yield1.Rice121532723976115033503852115438662.Jowar5650028805254285453.Maize925562350280014026734.Bajra4111925785610195011904188155.Kh. Pulses251000601050632122Total Kharif Food-grains171628194837271152871704282948216.Sugarcane10173634743711073000803013094907.Cotton5956812384600760268255724908.Kh. Oilseeds678351090015149.Guar35212004223001300390426554
9 RABI CROPS 2012-13 & 2013-14 S. No Crops 2012-13 2013-14 (Target) Area Area in 000 ha.Av. Yield in kgs/ha.Prod. in 000 tonnesS.NoCrops(Target)AreaAv. YieldProd.1.Wheat249744521111725004952123812.Gram47112853621145713.Barley4834791675039001954.Rabi Pulses51000101100115.Summer Moong736254610070070Total Rabi F/Grains26704265113882722467512728Rabi Oilseeds5591721962600180010806.Sunflower151700261600247.Sugarcane101736347437110730008030
10 INITIATIVES DSR in rice being promoted. Summer Moong being promoted. Dhaincha seed promoted for green manuring.Kisan Melas at each district HQ.Farmers Training Camps and exposure visits at each block.Farmers Field Schools (FFSs).Krishi Samvad magazine Free of Cost in all the villages.
11 STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING WHEAT PRODUCTIVITY Focus on Timely Sowing - 80% sowing by 30th November.Seed Replacement Rate to be increased to 55 %.> lakh qtl. certified seed of Wheat available.Promotion of Area specific varietiesWH-542, PBW-550, DBW-17, DBW , HD-2967, HD-2733 and HD-2932 in North-eastern part.WH-711, WH-147, UP-2338, Raj-3765 in South-western part.HD-2851, PBW-590, WH-1021, PBW-509 in late sown conditions.Seed TreatmentSeed Treatment campaign from 15th Oct. to 30th Nov., 2012.100 % treatment of Certified Seed.50 % subsidy on fungicide for the treatment of farm saved seed.Other StepsPromotion of Zero Tillage Technology.Monitoring & management of yellow rust disease.Frequent & Light Irrigation to cope-up with the rise in temperature during grain-formation stage.Reducing row spacing from 23 CM to 20 CM in timely sowing and 18 CM for late sown varieties.
12 SPECIAL FOCUS ON LOW PRODUCTIVITY DISTRICTS LOWER THAN STATE AVERAGE Productivity was lower than the state average duringRohtak qtl./hect. (Area ha.)Jhajjar qtl./hect. (Area ha.)Panchkula qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Bhiwani qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Mewat qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Hisar qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Ambala qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Yamuna Nagar qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)Jind qtl./hect. ( Area ha.)State Average qtl./hect. (Area ha.)Factors responsible for Low Productivity have been identified in consultation with KVK experts which are being addressed on priority basis.
13 OTHER STEPS TO IMPROVE WHEAT PRODUCTIVITY Awareness Campaign from 15th Oct., to 30th Nov., 2012.Organization of Farmers’ Camps in clusters of 4-5 villages.Seed Replacement Rate to be increased to 55 %.Adequate stocking of certified seed will be ensured.DBW-17, WH-711, PBW-550, WH-147, WH-1025 to be promoted.Zero till cum seed drill provided on priority.
14 MANAGEMENT OF YELLOW RUST Promotion of DBW-17, WH-542, HD-2967, DBW & PBW-550 varieties in Susceptible Areas.Regular and joint Surveillance of the disease in coordination with DWR.Awareness Campaign to educate the farmers about Symptoms & Control measures.Supply of Propiconazole 25 % EC on 50 % Subsidy in case of symptom of yellow rust disease noticed.
15 DEMONSTRATIONS ON IMPROVED PRACTICES FOR OTHER RABI CROPS Cluster demonstration on wheat & Gram (NFSM) ha.Rs.5000 per ha. will be provided.Demonstrations on other cropsMustard ha.Sunflower ha.Summer Moong ha.Gram under A3P ha.Spring Maize haRs per ha. on Mustard & Sunflower, Rs.3000 per ha. on Summer Moong & Rs per ha. on Gram.50000 no. of minikits of Mustard(RH-9304, RGN-73, Pusa Mustard-21, Pusa Mustard- 22, NRCDR & CS-56)
16 SEEDS There will be no shortage of seeds. Crop Req. 2013-14 Qty. in qtls.CropReq.AvailabilityHSDCKribhcoIFFCONSCSFCIHAFEDPvt.TotalWheat26564095830178518881056881456889571Barley2483081535202120239034693Gram80002009192175900011376Lentil50010960970Mustard19300272560744451614623923Toria6004896410122785855320717308919031There will be no shortage of seeds.
18 FERTILIZERS Rabi 2012-13 Rabi 2013-14 UREA 11.25 13.48 11.74 11.50 DAP RequirementAvailabilityConsumptionUREA11.2513.4811.7411.50DAP4.005.883.26MOP0.400.030.10NPK0.500.120.080.20SSP0.430.421.00Pre-positioning of DAP & Urea Fertilizer will be ensured.Hafed will stock 1.50 lakh MT DAP and 4.50 lakh MT urea for ensuing RabiMonitoring of fertilizers stocking, availability and sale on day-to-day basis.
19 MICRONUTRIENTS GYPSUM Adequate arrangement of micronutrients fertilizers- Zinc Sulphate, Ferrous Sulphate & Magnesium Sulphate.Micronutrients on 75 % subsidy.Area to be covered 1,16,000 ha.Provision of Rs crore made for the purpose.GYPSUMAdequate arrangement of Gypsum made.Gypsum to be supplied on 60 % subsidy.NFSM (Wheat) haNFSM (Pulses) – haISOPOM -Provision of Total amount for Gypsum application for land reclamation under RKVY, NFSM, ISOPOM is Rs crore.
20 PLANT PROTECTION EQUIPMENTS 16,000 nos. manually operated spray pumps (knap Sack sprayers) will be provided.50 % of the cost or Rs.600 per spray pump.1300 nos. power operated spray pumps to be provided.Rs.2000 per power operated spray pump.1500 nos. tractor mounted sprayers on 50% cost or maximum limit upto Rs.10,000 per sprayer.
21 PROMOTION OF FARM MECHANIZATION UNDER RKVY/NFSM/CDP/ISOPOM/ STATE PLAN S. No.Name of the ImplementTargetSubsidy1Zero till seed drill2020Rs or 50 % of the cost whichever is less2Happy Seeder100Rs or 50 % of cost whichever is less3Seed drill1800Rs or 50 % of the cost whichever is less4Rotavator2210Rs or 50 % of the cost whichever is less5Lazer levelers700Rs or 50 % of cost whichever is less6Sub soiler500Rs.5000 or 50 % of cost whichever is less7Multi crop planter8Mulcher209Straw Baler10Tractor Mounted Sprayer3000Rs or 50 % of cost whichever is less
22 SOIL HEALTH IMPROVEMENT Soil Health CardsMore than lakh Soil Health Cards distributed so far.Micro Nutrient SubsidySupply of Micro-nutrients on 75% subsidy.Strengthening of Soil Testing LaboratoriesAll 33 laboratories will be upgraded within 2 years.20 Soil Testing Laboratories equipped for micro-nutrients testing3 Mobile Soil Testing Laboratories are functioning.1.50 lakh Soil Samples analyzed annually for Micro-nutrients.Application of GypsumGypsum on 60% subsidy to mitigate Sulphur Deficiency.Green Manuring to be promotedSupply of Dhaincha Seed on 50 % subsidy.An area of 4.25 lakh hect. brought under Green Manuring since50,000 hect. area targeted for the ensuing season.Use of Bio-fertilizersDemonstration on Bio-fertilizers to be conducted.Bio-fertilizers on 50% subsidy.22
23 WATER MANAGEMENT Promotion of Underground Pipelines (UGPL) 50 % of the cost or Rs.60,000 per beneficiary for UGPL.Plan to bring ha. area under the system.Provision of Rs crore made for UGPL.Promotion of Sprinkler Irrigation50 % of the cost or Rs.7,500 per hectares on Sprinklers.An area of ha. targeted under Sprinkler Irrigation duringProvision of Rs crore made for the purpose.Promotion of Drip IrrigationDrip irrigation in 1000 ha. of sugarcane & cotton proposed to be covered.
24 PROMOTION OF PULSES UNDER NFSM Cluster demonstrations on 4000 ha with an assistance of Rs crores is proposed. This includes gram and lentil demonstration.Under INM component 2000 ha with Rs.1 crore assistance and gypsum application in ha with Rs.1.95 crores.Under IPM component , IPM package of 18,000 ha with Rs.1.35 crore assistance and weedicide distribution in 674 ha with Rs.3.37 lakhs assistance is proposed. This also includes NPV distribution in 400 ha with Rs.1.00 lakh assistance and chemical distribution for 1,000 ha with Rs.50 lakhs assistance.Under Resource Conserving Technologies/Tools Component, 4,000 knapsack sprayers, 1,000 zero-till seed drills, 1000 seed drills, 830 rotavators and 100 laser land levelers are proposed under NFSM- Pulses for the year
25 QUALITY CONTROL MECHANISM Four State Pesticides Testing Laboratories located at Karnal, Rohtak, Sirsa & Panchkula with annual analysis capacity of 1100 each samples annually . However, State Pesticides Testing Laboratory, Panchkula is yet to becomefuly functional.Three Fertilizer Quality Control Laboratories located at Karnal , Rohtak & Hisar with annual analysis capacity of 5,100 samples.Two notified State Seed Testing Laboratory situated at Karnal & Sirsa. Each has annual analysis capacity of 10,000 samples.Action are taken against defaulters as per provisions of relevant Act, Order and Rules.Distribution of fertilizers is effected in State through 2276 institutional and 6864 private, insecticides through 956 institutional and 8421 private and seed through 8,393 outlets.
26 INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT (INM) Green Manuring with Dhaincha Crop promotedSupply of Dhaincha Seed on highly subsidized rate.An area of 4.25 lakh hect. brought under Green Manuring sinceSoil Health Cards17.95 lakh Soil Health Cards distributed.Plan to cover all the farmers by the end of October, 2013.Micro Nutrient SubsidyMicro-nutrients specially Zinc Sulphate supplied on 75 % subsidy.Strengthening of Soil Testing Laboratories18 Soil Testing Laboratories equipped for micro-nutrients testingAll 32 laboratories will be upgraded before the end of 11th Plan.4 New Soil Testing Laboratories and 3 Mobile Soil Testing Laboratories to be established during1 mobile Soil Testing laboratory established under PPS at Kurukshetra.1 lakh Soil Samples analyzed annually for Micro-nutrients.Application of GypsumGypsum on 60% subsidy to mitigate Sulphur Deficiency.Use of Bio-fertilizersDemonstration on Bio-fertilizers to be conducted.Bio-fertilizers on 50% subsidy.
27 UTILIZATION OF FUNDS NFSM 2012-13 & 2013-14 (Rs. In Lakh)ComponentAllocationAllocationUnspent balanceReleaseTotalExp.Wheat96242322(97.09%)Pulses737.2442.34696.18738.52737(96.26%)A3P964.0099.00624.00723666(92.16%)Additional-320.00(29%)4890.54045(83%)
28 Funds made available (Unspent + Fresh release) ISOPOMRs. in lacComponentAllocation722.94512.05Funds made available (Unspent + Fresh release)798.88-Funds utilized(86.23%)Unspent110.42Funds for are awaited from GOI
29 ALLOCATION & UTILIZATION OF FUNDS RKVYRs. in lacYearAllocationActual released by GOIUtilizationSubmission of UCs% Utilization of Funds&10099.7994.6166.30-
30 Project Approved by SLSC Funds Released Till Date PROGRESS UNDER RKVYDepartmentProject Approved by SLSCFunds Released Till DateStream-IAgricultureHorticulture319.00Animal Husbandry & Dairying DepartmentLLRUVAS, Hisar400.00200.00Board & Corporation818.25CCSHAU, Hisar247.85124.43TotalStream-II800.00Total (Stream-I & II)Administrative Expenses172.3450.00Sub-SchemesAccelerated Fodder Development Program (AFDP).250.00Project for Vegetable Initiatives for Urban Clusters under RKVY Scheme during the year600.00National Mission for Protein Supplements (NMPS)500.00Total (Sub-Schemes)Committed LiabilityGrand Total
31 THRUST AREAS UNDER RKVY AgriculturePromotion of Underground Pipe Line (UGPL).Farm Mechanization.Seed Treatment.Reclamation of Saline & Alkaline Soils.Animal Husbandry & DairyingReproductive Health Management.Out sourcing of A.I. services to J.K. TrustMobile Veterinary diagnostic and Emergency services.Technology interventions for value addition of milk at grass root level.HorticulturePromotion of Hybrid Vegetables & Mushroom cultivation.Integrated Post Harvest Management.Promotion of Bio-pesticides/Pheromone Traps.Establishment of Technology Demonstration centre for Papaya and Banana.
32 PROMOTION OF FODDER CROPS Fodder crops are being promoted under Accelerated Fodder Development Programme.Rs crore was utilized during theProjects amounting Rs crore sanctioned by SLSC, Rs. 5 crore allocated by GOI, Rs crore unspent ( ). Provision of Rs crore is kept for the yearKits contains inputs like seed, fungicide, micro-nutrients and PP chemicals.Fodder production kits of Barseem, Oat, Maize (dual purpose) & Sorghum will be distributed to the farmers in an area of 41,000 acres, 1900 acres, 10,000 acres & 37,000 acres respectively with an financial assistance of Rs per hectare.
33 % increased/ decreased over 2011 POWERLac units per dayMonthActual consumptionsupplied% increased/ decreased over 2011April3033153.96May40748418.92June54259910.52July6296736.99August5906327.12CANAL WATERMonthBhakhraWJCTotalApril154513732918156013212881May158813142902153513062841June163113412972154612922838July166613823048160313342937August167913903069165013783028Power & Canal water supply will be ensured during Rabi season
34 CREDITYear-wise flow of ground level credit for agriculture and allied activities for the year to in respect of Haryana StateRs. in croreAgencyCoop. BanksRRBsCommercial BanksOther agencies951.42350.46388.02417.15328.56Total
35 Horticulture Major Achievements : 2012-13 Financial achievements:NHM : Utilised Rs crore out of Rs. 107 crore (92.79%).Micro Irrigation (NMMI): Utilised Rs crore out of Rs. 67 crore (90.90%).All plan schemes: Utilised Rs crore out of Rs. 72 crore (98.19%).Physical achievements:Additional area covered:1723 ha under Kinnow, Guava and Mango.2705 ha under chillies, ginger, turmeric and garlic.1275 ha under flowers.Community tanks/farm ponds constructed:317 no. at farmers field (Total up to 2013: 2817 No.).Farmers training and exposure visits:Training to 3212 no. of farmers at Horticulture TrainingInstitute, Karnal.Exposure visit to 3379 no. of farmers to CEV & CEFand outside State.Contd...
36 Horticulture Mechanization : Mushroom: Pollination support :6473 nos. of bee-hives with bee colonies were supplied to farmersHorticulture Mechanization :2055 nos. of tools, power operated machines were supplied to farmersMushroom:Subsidy on 69,047 no. on spawn bags for mushroom production was given to farmers.3 large mushroom production units and 3 pasteurized compost units were established at farmers field through efforts of the department.Post harvest management: Subsidy was given on7 no. cold storages of matric tones45 pack houses for temporary storage of fruits and vegetables10 no. low cost onion storage structures of 25 MT capacity each1.68 lakh plastic crates for transportation of fruits and vegetables92,500 no. of corrugated boxes for packing and transportation of fruits72 AC vending carts for display and sale of horticulture produce through vendors4 National level shows (mango, mushroom, vegetables, citrus) and 7 state level seminars were conducted.cont….
37 Protected/Green house Cultivation Micro Irrigation:Area covered:Drip irrigation: 1800 ha in fruits.Mini sprinkler: 3848 ha in vegetables.Protected/Green house CultivationAn expenditure of Rs. Rs crore was incurred on protected cultivation, out of which Govt. has spent Rs. 57 crore as 65% subsidy.Total Area covered under protected cultivation is 548 ha out of which under Poly-house is 136 ha and under Mulching & Plastic Low Tunnels is 412 ha.14 front line demonstration centres were established and technologies were transferred at farmers field through field demonstrations and trainings.
38 Major Achievements: 2012-13 cont…. Indo-Israel Projects Phase-II:Three (3) new projects approved and work started:- Mango, Persimmon at Ladwa (Kurukshetra): Rs crore; Bee Keeping at Ram Nagar (Kurukshetra): Rs. 10 crore; Flower project at CEV, Gharaunda: Rs. 15 crore.Centre of Excellence for Fruits, Mangiana, Sirsa:Centre was inaugurated on 22nd May, 2013.New crops like Olives & Pomegranates and new varieties of Citrus are being demonstrated.
39 Major Achievements: 2012-13 cont…. Other projects:Banana & Papaya Centre at Sewakheri, Panipat under establishment.Guava Centre at Bhuna, Fatehabad under establishment.Two (2) Fruit & Vegetable Pesticide Residue Labs underestablishment for an amount of Rs crore one atGharaunda, Karnal and second at Sirsa.Two (2) Hi-tech hybrid vegetable seedlingsproduction units established one at Samargopalpur,Rohtak and another at Govt. farm, Gurgaon.IT initiatives:MI-Net portal launched and operated for online application and dispersal of subsidy.Nursery and Seed License Portal.Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, Gharaunda, Karnal:A potential productivity of 302 MT per Ha in Tomato,211 MT in Capsicum and 151 MT in Cucumber was achieved.75 varieties of tomatoes, 14 hybrids of capsicum and5 hybrids of cucumber were tested and advised to the farmers.More than 25 lacs vegetable hybrid seedlings weresold to the farmers at 50% assistance.Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, Gharaunda,is now Global Gap Certified by accredited agency of Govt. of India.
40 Action PlanNHM Action Plan outlay increased from Rs. 107 crore to 120 crore.MI Action Plan increased from Rs. 72 crore to 90 crore.State Plan outlay increased from Rs. 54 crore to 95 crore.To cover additional area under:Orchards: 2500 haVegetables: 4000 haMushroom: 200 new unitsTo increase area under protected cultivation:Additional area: 1150 ha.Micro Irrigation: Additional Area: 7000 ha (Rs. 90 crore budget).Community tanks/Farm Ponds: 250 no.Focus shall be on completion of 3 new projects under Indo-Israel Work Plan phase-II (Mango Project Rs crore, Flower Project Rs. 15 crore, Bee-Keeping Rs. 10 Crore); Guava Demonstration Centre at Bhuna, Fatehabad and Technology Demonstration Centre for Papaya and Banana at Sewakheri, Panipat.cont….
41 Centers new activities Expansion of Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Gharaunda, Karnal with a budgetary support of Rs crore to demonstrate organic farming in poly house and open field conditions.Centers new activities5 new crops to be demonstrated at CEV, Gharaunda ( ): Hot-pepper, Egg Plant, Basil, Sweet Melon & Swiss Fennel.2 new crops to be introduced at CEF, Mangiana: Date-palm & Guava.Formation of 13 Farmers Producers Organizations exclusively for vegetables(260 Farmer Interest Groups involving 5,000 farmers have already been formed).Formation of 5 Farmers Producers Organizations for FruitsPost harvest management:Pack houses: 150 nos., Cold storage: 40,000 MT capacity, AC vending carts: 300 nos., Plastic crates: 2 lakhs nos.
42 BEST PRACTICES 1. Under Ground Pipe Line ISI Marked HDPE/PVC Pipes are laid at one meter depth.50% or maximum Rs. 60,000 per beneficiary.
43 IMPACT OF UGPLSaves about 15% to 20% water and improves crop productivity.Saves energy, reduces operational cost.Water carried directly to fields.Upto 2% additional area under open field channels brought under cultivation.Prevents seepage and evaporation losses.
44 2. LASER LAND LEVELER (Introduced in 2007-08) Water Saving 15-20%.Leads to uniform irrigation.Reduces consumption of fertilizer and pesticides 18-20%.Saving in Electricity and Diesel.Desired slope can be maintained to drain out the excess water in heavy rainfall areas.Increase in irrigated area/command area.
45 3. PROMOTION OF DSR Water Saving in DSR (CIMMYT Report) Basmati Varieties21 to 31 %Non-Basmati22 %Hybrids20 to 25 %
48 4. PROMOTION OF FARM IMPLEMENTS 500 Laser Land Levelers targeted to be distributed on subsidy inSubsidy @Rs.50,000/- per machine.Happy Seeder - sowing of Wheat crop after harvesting of Paddy crop in standing stubbles.Cost around Rs /-Rotavators help in better decomposition of crop residue & saves fuel and labour..50% of the cost or Rs.30,000/- per machine.5,00 Straw Reapers will be distributed on subsidy.Subsidy @Rs.40,000/- per machine.
49 ISSUES FOR CONSIDERATION Development of Yellow Rust Resistant and Terminal Heat Tolerant varieties for wheat.Frost resistant varieties of Mustard .All districts should be included under NFSM (Wheat).Procurement of Summer Moong on MSP by Govt. agencies should be ensured.Infrastructure for R&D on climate change in SAUs needs to be strengthened.