Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan

1. The ministry of Agriculture and farmer’s welfare has launched the Krishi Kalyan Abhiyan to aid, assist and advice farmers on how to improve their farming techniques and raise their incomes.

2. The krishi Kalyan Abhiyan will be undertaken in 25 villages with more than 1000 population each in aspirational Districts identified in consultation with Ministry of Rural Development as per directions of NITI Ayog.

3. The overall coordination and implementation in the 25 villages of a district is being done by Krishi Vigyan Kendra of that district.

4. Various activities to promote best practices and enhance agriculture income are being undertaken under the plan such as :-

a. Distribution of soil health cards to all farmers.

b. 100% coverage of bovine vaccination for foot and Mouth disease (FMD) in each village .

c. 100% coverage of sheep and Goat for eradication of pete des petits ruminants (PPR)

d. Distribution of Mini kits of pulses and oilseeds to all.

e. Distribution of Horticulture/Agro forestry/ Bamboo plant @ 5 per family(location appropriate).

f. Artificial insemination saturation

g. Demonstration program on Micro-irrigation.

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