Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab,18/11/2019

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Stubble burning in Haryana and Punjab,18/11/2019. In order to prevent stubble burning, a new Central Sector Scheme on ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi’ for the period from 2018-19 to 2019-20 is being implemented by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare with the total outgo from the Central funds of Rs. 1151.80 crore (Rs. 591.65 crore in 2018-19 and Rs. 560.15 crore in 2019-20).

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