Government of India is creating a new revolution in the agriculture industry and also building the income of farmers while providing employment opportunities to youth who are into agricultural learning or practices. Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Krishi Vikas Yojana, Government of India is significantly aiding start-ups in the field of agriculture and its allied/cub industries.
Hence, the Agriculture Ministry will supposedly help start-ups under the innovation and agripreneurship component of Rashtriya Krishi Vikash Yojana. During the first phase, numerous startups in the agricultural segment - which is said to be about 112 - would be aided by the Government to integrate technology and help agriculture industry grow to its optimum. Around INR 1185.90 lakhs will be funded to these startups and also to food technology and among others.
Government has been really focusing towards the agriculture sector, which is solely focused to contribute directly or in-directly. The Union Government has precisely focused upon the agriculture segment and also contributes somewhere and somehow.
In order to contribute directly and indirectly to enhancing the income of farmers by providing opportunities to them and to provide employment to youth, start-ups are being encouraged. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has told that the next-gen technologies will completely transform the field of agriculture and its allied sectors.
So as to ensure innovation and utilize tech driven products and solutions in agriculture and its allied sectors, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had said that start-ups and agri-enterpreneurs need to be promoted thoroughly.
Leveraging IT technology to provide real-time data and information to the farmers has become an utmost necessity to aid farmers and increase its efficiency and productivity. Moreover, as this practice has been going on since ages, Indian communities have a very deep understanding of agriculture domain.
Hence this knowledge should be integrated with the capabilities of today’s technologies and also help students to bring agriculture graduates to fill the void in the current marketplace, highlighted the Prime Minister..He further added that the hackathons should be organized twice a year so as to solve and identify various problem areas which will further help in meeting the design requirements for equipments and tools.
The Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister also talked about the steps to attract youth towards agriculture.The government is planning to handhold this segment and bring efficiency and productivity to its optimum level so as to strengthen its economy as a whole.
This would more importantly help in growing the rural economy which is one of the biggest and most important matters in the context to today’s scenario. Hence one of the major steps taken by the RKVY (The Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna) is that, it would be aiding in strengthening its infrastructure across agriculture and its partner industries.