Farmers’ pain to end by 2022: Radha Mohan Singh

Big cheers await the agriculture and food sectors in the upcoming budget as union minister Radha Mohan Singh indicated a number of boosting measures are in the pipeline.

“The next budget will see a significant financial boost for farmers under schemes like Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana. Our government aims at doubling the farmers’ income in the next five years, vowing to end their distress by 2022,” the minister for agriculture and farmers welfare said.