7-point plan on anvil to double farmers income: Union agriculture minister

Increasing productivity is a key component of the strategy formed by the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare in order to double farmers income by 2022, Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh wrote in a blog post on his personal website on Friday.

For the first time, a Prime Minister has put such a target in front of the nation for the welfare of farmersThe ministry is working on a seven-point Strategy to double farmers income by 2022. We are working in a planned manner. The first point is to increase productivity,he wrote.