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Rajasthan government working on a strategy to increase farmers' income

According to estimates, agriculture and allied sectors contribute over 25 per cent to the gross state domestic product

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The Rajasthan government is working on a strategy to increase farmers’ income, according to officials.

“The steps include providing seeds of improved varieties at an affordable rate so that there is an increase in productivity and income. The government is also holding campaigns and deliberations with farmers in every corner of the state to improve farming techniques,” officials said.

According to estimates, agriculture and allied sectors contribute over 25 per cent to the gross state domestic product. For fiscal year 2022-23, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had presented a separate Budget on agriculture, which made a provision of Rs 1,705 crore to benefit

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 10:17 PM IST

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