Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar appreciates the implementation of the ambitious Rs. 353 crore ‘Pandit Deen Dayal Kisaan Baagwan Samridhi Yojna’ under execution in the State to give boost to protected cultivation. Minister expresses his feeling in a congratulatory letter to Chief Minister Prof. Prem Kumar Dhumal. He appreciated state’s zeal and enthusiasm for the implementation and popularizing the scheme.

Although, state has taken benefits from the Pandit Deen Dayal Kisaan Baagwan Samridhi Yojna, yet it needed to avails the benefits from the Horticulture Mission that is especially for North East and Himalayan States (HMNEH) where beneficiaries would be getting 50 percent assistance for establishing structures and also for raising high value crops under protected cultivation.

Chief Minister takes union minister’s advice and directed the concerned authorities to take necessary steps to reap maximum benefits under proposed Central Sponsored Scheme.