New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday mentioned within the Rajya Sabha that the federal government has no plan to reintroduce the three repealed farm legal guidelines sooner or later.
Requested whether or not the federal government has any plan of reintroducing the three repealed farm legal guidelines sooner or later, the minister mentioned: “No Sir”.
Replying to a written query, he mentioned “the topic of compensation and so forth. to the households of the deceased farmers within the farmers’ motion is with the involved state authorities.”
On November 19 final 12 months, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his handle to the nation introduced the withdrawal of the three farm legal guidelines, saying the federal government couldn’t persuade protesting farmers about the advantages of the agriculture sector reforms.
The three legal guidelines that have been repealed are the Farmers’ Produce Commerce and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act; Farmer’s (Empowerment and Safety) Settlement of Worth Assurance and Farm Companies Act; and The Important Commodities (Modification) Act.
In reply to a separate question on PM-KISAN scheme, Tomar mentioned: “As of February 8, 2022, greater than 11.78 crore beneficiaries have been given the monetary advantages of roughly Rs 1.82 lakh crore below the scheme by numerous installments.”
“Out of them, 48.04 lakh have been discovered to be ineligible. Subsequently, successfully, there are roughly 11.30 crore eligible beneficiaries below the scheme,” he added.
He highlighted that in 2019-20, the worth of India’s agri-exports of principal Agri commodities group was Rs 2,52,297 crore which was 1.2 per cent of Gross Home Product (GDP) at present costs.
“Regardless of Covid-19 pandemic, there was 22.8 per cent development in agri exports at Rs 3,09,939 crore with a share of 1.6 per cent to GDP throughout 2020-21,” he added.
At current, there isn’t a such proposal to supply extra revenue help below the PM-KISAN scheme.
Beneath the scheme, a monetary good thing about Rs 6,000 per 12 months is supplied to the eligible beneficiary farmer households, payable in three equal 4-monthly installments of Rs 2,000 every. The fund is transferred on to the financial institution accounts of the beneficiaries.