Crop particular SOPs issued to be used of pesticides with farming drones

NEW DELHI : Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday launched crop particular “Commonplace Working Procedures (SOP) for the applying of Pesticides with Drones” within the public area for the steering of farmers and different stakeholders.

Tomar additionally launched a booklet titled “Equipment for Millets Manufacturing, Processing and Worth Addition”.

On this event, the minister stated that agriculture is our precedence, so whether or not it’s analysis or initiating schemes, the primary precedence of the federal government is to advertise agriculture and enhance the monetary situation of the farmers.

“As we speak there are numerous challenges within the agriculture sector. To retain the farmers, to draw the brand new era and to extend the remuneration of the farmers by decreasing the price of manufacturing. For this, technical assist within the agriculture sector is essential, the federal government is making steady efforts on this route,” he added.

The minister stated that there are prospects of latest challenges within the agriculture sector, subsequently, together with change in technique every so often, change in methodology is important.

“Speaking in regards to the agriculture sector, with out the assist of know-how, we will be unable to realize our objectives sooner or later, so efforts are being made to hyperlink the schemes with know-how. Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally all the time emphasizes on the assist of know-how and likewise works on them himself. Speaking about main schemes, at the moment beneath the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi, about 2.5 lakh crore have reached the accounts of the farmers, through which there isn’t any query mark,” Tomar added.

He added that the he micro irrigation challenge can be yielding good outcomes. Matters like Pure Farming are being taken ahead. Our nation made nano urea and the farmers will quickly be capable of avail the advantages of Nano DAP.

“Drone know-how has been accepted by the federal government within the Agriculture sector. Final time when there was an outbreak of locusts, the necessity for the usage of drones was felt at the moment, since then drone know-how is earlier than us with the complete assist of the central authorities beneath the steering of PM Modi. In decreasing the associated fee in agriculture and avoiding the unwanted effects of pesticides, farmers will get in depth advantages from drones,” the minister added.

Tomar stated that at any time when we undertake any new scheme, we should take into account that its advantages attain the final individual. That is the explanation why when the scheme of drones was being made, widespread farmers, widespread graduates had been additionally included in it, in order that the usage of drones might be made accessible to small farmers.

“Everybody must work collectively on this route. For this, he harassed on the necessity to make Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) extra environment friendly and stated that consciousness classes needs to be organized for graduate/post-graduate agricultural college students in agricultural universities & faculties, by which they will get employment, in addition to making them succesful for farming on their very own land. A plan needs to be made for the advantages of drones to achieve the widespread man,” he added.

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Up to date: 20 Apr 2023, 09:35 PM IST


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