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State government plans to provide RuPay Card to 11.46 lakh farmers

Bhubaneswar: (ONT Bureau)22/2/17:The State government plans to provide RuPay Card to 11.46 lakh farmers before the beginning of new financial year following the Centre’s call of replacing Kisan credit card.
According to the scheme, the beneficiary subsidy amount will be directly credited to the accounts of respective account holders. Despite the scheme, state government will continue to provide irrigation facility across 10 lakh hectares of land area.
While addressing the budget session of the Assembly, Governor Dr.S.C.Jamir, acknowledged the government for contributing 13,182 crores towards upbringing farming. In the year 2017-18, it is prescribed to construct 54 mega lift irrigation projects, 17 thousand deep bore wells and 3 thousand shallow bore wells.
There are several other aspects the government has keen focus to plan, implement and execute this year. Medical colleges in Koraput and Baripada will be ready to start the first academic session.

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