Neighbourhood News Desk/ New Delhi/ Simran Virdi
The upcoming year might bring happiness to farmers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah along with Arun Jaitley and agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh have brought a big plan to provide relief to farmers. For small and marginal farmers a limited direct benefit transfer scheme has been introduced so that, farmers able to handle expenses for seeds, fertilisers, pesticides and labour.
The total amount for this scheme would be 1.25 lakh crore. It will jointly borne by the Centre and states. The ruling party BJP has loss in three key state elections where farm distress is a major problem.