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Subsidy for farm fencing to help nearly 100,000 farmers in Rajasthan

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Anil Sharma Jaipur
Sangram Singh, a farmer from Bilali village in Alwar district, used to keep watch over his agriculture fields round the clock because of the major issue of stray animals damaging crops. Now that the Rajasthan government is providing a subsidy, Singh will be able to erect wire fences all around his land. 

The Rajasthan government plans to spend Rs 200 crore towards subsidies to 100,000 farmers in the fiscal year 2023-24 so that they can erect wire fences around their fields to protect the crops from stray cattle, also called blue bucks.  

The government has also announced to raise the

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 11:21 PM IST

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