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'Incentive Scheme for Girl Students Studying in Agriculture'

  • 23 Nov 2022
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Why In News?

On November 22, 2022, according to the information given by the Rajasthan Information and Public Relations Department, 'Incentive Scheme to Students studying in Agriculture' is being run in the state to ensure the empowerment of women and their effective participation in the agriculture sector.

Key Points

  • Under this scheme, with the aim of encouraging girls who choose agriculture as a subject for study, an amount ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000 is being given annually to girl students pursuing PhD in the Faculty of Agriculture from class 11th.
  • The aim of the state government is that the girl child should study the latest techniques of the field of agriculture and get formal teaching-training, which will not only increase the income of their family, but they will also contribute to the prosperity of the state and the country.
  • It is noteworthy that women play a leading role in the field of agriculture in the field of agriculture in the state from sowing to planting, drainage, irrigation, fertilizer, plant protection, harvesting, weed removal and storage.
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