The demand for herbal products is increasing. Along with herbal products, the demand for medicinal plants is also increasing. To promote the cultivation of medicinal plants, many concrete steps are being taken by the government. One of which is the subsidy given for the cultivation of medicinal plants. Let us get detailed information on the cultivation of medicinal plants and the subsidy available on it.
Which medicinal plants are in high demand?
Ashwagandha, Aloe vera, Tulsi, Giloy, Bhringraj, Brahmi, Shankhpushpi, Sarpagandha, Kalmegh, Vacha, Turmeric, Mint, Lemon Grass, Kaunch, etc. have high demand for medicinal plants in our country.
What is the provision of subsidy?
The provision of subsidy has been fixed by the government for the farmers cultivating medicinal plants. Under this, a list of 140 medicinal plants has been prepared to help the farmers. Farmers will be given subsidy at the rate of 75 percent of the cost of medicinal plants.
Medicinal plants will be cultivated in 10 lakh hectares of land with the help of Rs 4,000 crore in the coming 2 years under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. This will give an income of Rs.5,000 crore to the farmers.
A corridor for herbal cultivation will also be constructed in 800 acres of land on the banks of the Ganges.
Along with the central government, the state government has also started several schemes to promote the cultivation of medicinal plants. One of which is Madhya Pradesh State Medicinal Plants Mission. Under this mission, farmers cultivating medicinal plants will be given a subsidy of 30 percent of the cost of the unit of crops. To get the benefit of this scheme, farmers have to contact the district office of Horticulture Department.
Apart from this, subsidy up to 50 percent is being given by the government to promote the cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants in Bihar. Under the District Horticulture Mission in Bihar, a target has been set to cultivate medicinal and aromatic plants in an area of 80 hectares in Bettiah district. These crops include Mentha, Lemongrass, Antonella, etc.
There is more profit in the cultivation of medicinal and commercial crops. Get more information here.
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