The government’s efforts to double the income of farmers have yielded “very positive” results, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in Parliament on Tuesday. The government set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee in April 2016 to examine issues relating to the “Doubling of Farmers’ Income (DFI)” and recommended strategies to achieve the same.

The government’s efforts to double the income of farmers have yielded “very positive” results, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said in Parliament on Tuesday. The government set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee in April 2016 to examine issues relating to the “Doubling of Farmers’ Income (DFI)” and recommended strategies to achieve the same.

The panel submitted its final report to the government in September 2018. It contained the strategy for doubling farmers’ income through various policies, reforms, and programs.

As per the strategy, Tomar said the government has adopted and implemented several policies, reforms, developmental programs, and schemes for achieving higher income for farmers directly or indirectly.

The efforts of the government to double the income of farmers have yielded very positive results,” he said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

As part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has released a book that contains a compilation of success stories of 75,000 farmers out of innumerable farmers who have increased their income more than two times, he added.

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