Interest-free loan, free mobile phones for Jharkhand farmers, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday announced. Chief minister Raghubar Das ,union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh and others launching ground breaking with 50 companied on food processing during the "Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018" at Mega sports complex in Ranchi.
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Thursday announced interest-free loan for one year to farmers and six-hour uninterrupted power supply to them for agriculture purpose. Das was addressing the inaugural function of the two-day Global Agriculture and Food Summit in Ranchi.
“Distribution of mobile phones will begin in 2019 and all farmers will have it in their hands by 2021,” the CM said, adding that his government would ensure separate electricity feeders for farmers and six-hour uninterrupted power supply for agriculture purpose. Over 5,000 farmers are taking part in the global summit. The farmers said it was lifetime opportunity for them to learn about new technology in agriculture sector.