India: 85 percent subsidy for farmers to construct polyhouse

Due to the changing weather patterns farmers often are not able to produce the maximum output that they usually could however that’s where inventions like greenhouses and ploy houses come in. The government of India, too, is doing whatever it could to the best of its abilities so that this technology could be adapted by Farmers small and big.  The Himachal Pradesh government is offering 85 percent subsidies to farmers who want to build Poly houses. 

Due to the tiny size of the poly homes and a lack of resources for upkeep, the poly house program, which was intended to generate self-employment in rural regions, failed to attract farmers. The size of the poly home has been expanded from 2,000 sqm to 4,000 sqm under the new program in order to qualify for an 85 percent subsidy. After five years of installation or in the event of damage due to natural catastrophe, at least a 50% subsidy will be provided to replace poly sheets. 

Non-impaneled vendors can build polyhouses as long as the technical standards are met. By the end of 2017-18, the government has set a target of building 4,700 poly homes and 2,150 drip irrigation or sprinkler systems, with a subsidy component of Rs 111.19 crore. A total of 8.35 lakh hectares will be converted to poly house farming and 8.20 lakh hectares would be irrigated using micro-irrigation. Actually, this scheme of the state government is very beneficial for the farmers and gardeners. Its name is Mukhya Mantri Nutan Polyhouse Project. Under this scheme, the state government provides subsidies to farmers for setting up poly houses. 

Under this scheme, the state government gives subsidies to farmers for setting up poly houses, so that farmers can get good income by setting up poly houses and producing fruits and vegetables. Under this scheme, the Himachal Pradesh state government is providing an 85 percent subsidy. In this, the farmer has to pay only 15 percent of the amount. Along with this, the subsidy is given according to the area of ​​the greenhouse. 

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