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10,000 crore for construction of agricultural clusters

New Delhi: On the third day of Modi’s announcement of a Rs 20 lakh crore package, emphasis has been placed on agriculture, livestock and fisheries. In the last two months, Rs 74,300 crore worth of goods have been procured from farmers. “Various products have been purchased at minimum support prices,” he said. In the last two months, Rs 18,700 crore has been disbursed in DBT. A sum of Rs 1 lakh crore has been announced for the Primary Cooperative Societies, Farmers’ Societies. A sum of Rs 1 lakh crore has been announced for infrastructure construction and conservation of agricultural products. It will cost Rs 1 lakh crore to build cold storage and warehouses. It will cost Rs 10,000 crore to build an agricultural cluster. Clusters will be built on products produced in different regions. Turmeric can be clustered in Telangana and Lanka in Andhra Pradesh. Hair in Kashmir and anger in Karnataka can also be difficult. Similarly, Rs 10,000 crore has been provided to prioritize local products. Similarly, the central government has made a big announcement to promote fish farming. Rs 20,000 crore has been announced for the Prime Minister’s Fisheries Resources Scheme.

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