Correct Answer : Option (A) - Haryana
Haryana Agriculture Minister "J P Dalal" on Thursday(31st Mar 2022) launched the portal of 'Mukhya Mantri Bagwani Bima Yojana.' Under this scheme, farmers will be compensated for the damage caused to their crops due to adverse weather and natural calamities, he said.
He said that adverse weather and natural calamities like hailstorm, adverse temperature, frost, flood, cloudburst, breakage of canal/drain, water logging, high wind velocity and fire which cause crop loss, were included in this scheme.
Dalal said that 21 crops are covered under this scheme : 14 vegetables (tomato, onion, potato, cauliflower, peas, carrot, okra, bottle gourd, bitter gourd, brinjal, green chilli, capsicum, cabbage, radish), 2 spices (turmeric, garlic) and five fruits (mango, kinnow, berry, guava, lychee).
The minister said the Haryana Government will promote organic farming in a big way to enhance the income of farmers.
For promoting this, it has been decided to create a separate wing in the Agriculture Department. This wing will pay special attention to the quality and increase the productivity of food grains in the state..