Farmers Extension Services
- The basic objective of this scheme is to create awareness amongst the farmers about
scientific storage of food grains, use of public warehouses and assisting the farming
community to get loans against pledge of the warehouse receipt. This scheme is being
operated through 255 warehouses throughout the country. During the year 2021-22, 5716
number of villages were visited and 229843 farmers were educated. The farmers were
imparted training for minimizing the Post Harvest losses.
Besides, in order to acquaint the farmers about benefits of Warehousing (Development & Regulation) Act, 2007 and e-Negotiable Warehouse Receipt system, 20 special WDRA training programmes were conducted in which 1000 farmers participated.