How to stop farmers to give up farming ?
Now we are importing pulses from overseas, one day we have to import maximum commodities from overseas if we do not stop farmers to give up farming.
It is very unfortunate that farmers can produce crop but can not make money out of it in India.
All traders, Mediator,s makes money & avail subsidy from govt. on equipments.
There are subsidies for farmers, but it is very hard to avail subsidy for them.
I was going through all govt. schemes for agriculture, there are very good schemes but out of reach to farmers.
Last month I attended farmer,s exhibition in Gujarat & I saw many good equipment,s for farmers.
But unless farmer makes money out of their crop, can not buy such equipments.
Govt. should try to create agro entrepreneurship(Processing Unit) in every villages, where farmers can get guarantee for their produce to be sold & processed material should reach to retailers directly. In Russia & many other countries farmers are entrepreneur, they makes money out of their produce.
Agriculture is god gift for us, but we are running away from agriculture.
There should be group of farmers in every five villages, who can buy all necessary technology for farming as well as post harvest equipments for processing & youth can get employment also.
Govt. should help group of farmers to buy such equipments. There are subsidy for group of farmers, but your agriculture department staff is not active to encourage such schemes. more