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GUJARAT ANNOUNCES ‘MUKHYAMANTRI BAGAYAT VIKAS MISSION'

GUJARAT ANNOUNCES ‘MUKHYAMANTRI BAGAYAT VIKAS MISSION'

Context

The Chief Minister of Gujarat recently announced the “Mukhyamantri Bagayat Vikas Mission” also known as the “Horticulture Development Mission”.

Details

  • The objective of the mission is to double the income of the farmers who practise horticulture and medicinal farming.
  • Under the mission, the wasteland of the State Government of Gujarat will be provided on a 30-year lease for farming medicinal and horticulture crops.
  • The 1st phase of the mission will be conducted in Kutch, Surendranagar, Sabarkantha and Patan districts.
  • Unfertile lands will now be allotted to able farmers, organizations, individuals or partnership firms for cultivation under this mission.

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