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6 July 2024
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The Punjab government has prepared an action plan of Rs 500 crore to provide machinery to farmers and prevent stubble burning, said Agriculture Minister Gurmeet Singh Khuddian. 21,511 applications have been received from farmers, cooperatives, and panchayats for getting subsidy on various crop residue management (CRM) machinery during Kharif season 2024. Farmers have applied for 63,697 machines. Individual farmers can avail 50 per cent subsidy on purchasing CRM equipment, while cooperatives and panchayats can avail 80 per cent subsidy. Under the scheme, subsidy is available on Super SMS, Super Seeder, Surface Seeder, Smart Seeder, Happy Seeder, Paddy Straw Chopper, Shredder, Mulcher, Hydraulic Reversible Mould Board Plough and Zero Till Drill for in-situ management and Baler and Rake Ex-situ machines. 1,30,000 CRM machines have been provided to farmers of the state from 2018-19 to 2023. The agriculture department will also launch a campaign to train farmers about the techniques available for crop residue management.

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