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  Nov 23, 2023

Bharat Dal Utpadan Swavlamban Abhiyan: Understanding the Pulse Production Scheme



What is the Bharat Dal Utpadan Swavlamban Abhiyan?

It is a proposed government initiative aimed at enhancing domestic cultivation of pulses to attain self-reliance in India.

Why initiate this scheme?

Due to unpredictable weather and the allure of more lucrative crops, pulse cultivation has decreased, necessitating this scheme.

What objectives does the scheme have?

The scheme’s objectives are to escalate pulse production, fulfill buffer stock requirements, and diminish import reliance.

Which states are targeted by this scheme?

Targeted states include Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Telangana, and Karnataka.

Who is responsible for the scheme’s execution?

The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) is the primary executor of the scheme.

How does the scheme propose to support farmers?

Farmers may be pre-registered with NAFED, guaranteeing the purchase of their entire pulse harvest to encourage increased tur production.


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