Goa govt working out scheme to help mechanised farming

Margao: Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardessai has revealed that the government was in the process of working out a scheme to set up a co-operative society that would provide implements to farmers to go for mechanised farming and said he would appoint one officer to handle this specifically.

Speaking at a function held to distribute paddy grains to farmer from Fatorda he said the government was also in the process of amending the existing scheme providing subsidy to purchase agricultural implements.