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Setting up Agriculture Commission

The Sentinel AssamBy : The Sentinel Assam

  |  2021-07-16 11:18:27.0

Budget allocation of Rs 8 crore (2021-22), Rs 22 crore (2022-23) and Rs 20 crore (2023-24) to each of six universities to be set up under Tejasvi Navadhitamastu Edu-Infra Funds (TNEIF).

The universities are:

Majuli University of Culture, Rabindranath Tagore University (Hojai), Bhattadev University (Pathsala), Madhabdev University (Narayanpur), Birangana Sati Sadhini State University (Golaghat) and Aniruddhadev Sports University (Chabua)

Setting up Agriculture Commission to be headed by a scientist of international repute

Commission's mandate:

• Study & suggest measures for achieving self-sufficiency in agriculture, milk, egg & pork production

• Identify constraints and devise a roadmap to achieve targets in five years

• Proposal for big breeding units to produce two lakh breeder piglets annually

₹ 400 crore provided under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana to benefit around 30 lakh farmers

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