Kolkata: Farmers busy in their day-to-day agricultural activities in Kolkata on Feb 1, 2018. In the Union Budget 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's focus was on rural India and agriculture, announcing a number of schemes and incentives. For the Kharif agricultural output, the minister increased the minimum support price to one and half times of production cost, raising institutional farm credit to Rs 11 lakh crore in 2018-19 from Rs 8.5 lakh crore.

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A farmer busy working at his agricultural field

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For the Kharif agricultural output, the minister increased the minimum support price to one and half times of production cost, raising institutional farm credit to Rs 11 lakh crore in 2018-19 from Rs 8.5 lakh crore, among other incentives.In the Union Budget 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's focus was on rural India and agriculture, announcing a number of schemes and incentives. A farmer busy harvesting cauliflowers at an agricultural field

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Farmers have their lunch besides a cauliflower field

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