Modi Government has announced that it aims to double farmer's income by 2022.
What are the measures being taken?
MGNREGA - 75% times payments from the current 55%.
Creating one million - ten lakh farm ponds
Training barefoot technicians
18 lakh rural youth to trained under NREGA as skilled persons. Come to 3 per village.
Construction of one crore houses in rural areas.
National Rural Livelihoods Mission - Rs. 51,500 crore provide in the last two years to set up Self Hel Groups.
PradhanMantri Sadak yojana to develop roads to 65,000 villages.