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Agriculture Highlights of the Union Budget 2021-22

As per Union Budget today, agricultural infrastructure funds will be made available to APMCs for augmenting their infra facilities. Finance Minister said, “In case of wheat, the amount paid to farmers in 2019-2020 was Rs 62,802 crore and in 2020-2021 it was further increased to Rs 75,060 crore.” It was announced that for paddy the amount paid in 2013-14 was Rs 53,928 crore. Finance Minister said, “In 2019-20, this increased to Rs 1.41 lakh crore. Even better, in 2020-21, this is further estimated to increase to Rs 1,72,752 crore.” 
 
Finance Minister Sitharaman said, “Cotton farmers saw stupendous increase in the amount that was paid to them in 2013-14, that was Rs 90 crore and it was increased to over 25,000 crore in 2020-21.”
 
She announced that 1,000 more mandis would be integrated into the E-NAM market place.