The financial budget announced by finance minister Piyush Goyal bought a big relief for farmers. The government in its last budget just before election announced various measures to lure middle class and farmers.
Read here the major benefits for farmers in the interim budget of 2019
Rs 6,000 per year assured income support for small and marginal farmers.
Farmers having up to 2 hectare of lands will get Rs 6,000 per year in three equal installment.
The scheme will be effective from December 1, 2018.
Interest subvention for farm loan takers: Farmers affected by natural calamities to get 2% interest subvention and additional 3% interest subvention upon timely repayment.
2% interest subvention to farmers who pursue animal husbandry, fisheries jobs through Kisaan credit cards o Kamdhenu scheme for animal husbandry