Lucknow: At a time when the farmer in India has been a point of discussion, the Yogi government has decided that the good farmer will be pitched as a role model for others to follow. The Yogi government has sought the help of progressive farmers to increase the income of farmers through advanced methods of farming. These farmers whose list is being created, they will tell the rest of the farmers about their success at the farmers ‘fairs and farmers’ seminars to be held at the local level.
The government hopes that other farmers will also be better off by taking inspiration from their story. The Agri department is planning to select 100 progressive farmers from every district as role models. They will also be honored with a platform to put forth their views in programs to be held in 350 blocks. The government will also create a database of all these.
Adequate participation of women will also be ensured in the Agriculture sector. Instructions have been given to all District Magistrates on behalf of Chief Secretary Rajendra Tiwari.
The entire campaign will be monitored from the government level. Its Agriculture Department will create a Kisan Kalyan Microsite. All information will be posted on the portal of the department.
A committee will be constituted at the government level under the supervision of APC (Commissioner of Agricultural Production) to conduct the campaign. In this, the Additional Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary and Secretary of all departments associated with the event will be its Convenor. A representative of the media will also join the committee.