A farmer tills his fields in Palampur of Himachal Pradesh as Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces that the government will set up a Price Stabilisation Fund of Rs.500 crore to help farmers during his Budget speech in the Parliament in New Delhi on July 10, 2014. The finance minister also proposed to provide finance to 5 lakh landless farmers through NABARD and set Rs.100 cr aside for Kisan Television to provide real time information on various farming and agriculture issues. Jaitley also proposed setting-up of Agriculture University in Andhra and Rajasthan, and Horticulture University in Haryana and Telangana.

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