In this article, we are going to see about the UP Agri Junction Scheme and its application process
We all know that India is an agricultural country where the number of villages is more than the cities. In India, most of the youth are dependent on agriculture. Due to no availability of other employment in the villages, the Uttar Pradesh government has started Agri Junction Scheme for unemployed youth.
The youth who are graduate or post graduate in agriculture can take advantage of this scheme to try their luck in self-employment related to agriculture. And through this scheme you can also help the farmers.
What is Agri Junction Scheme?
The youth joining this scheme give all the necessary suggestions related to farming to the farmers including seeds, fertilizers, pesticides. The government has provided a platform to the youth who are dependent on agriculture or are also unemployed through this scheme. The youth who are also facing the brunt of unemployment in rural areas can take advantage of this scheme to improve their standard of living.
Objective of Agri Junction Scheme
It is often seen that manure and seed shops are run by well-informed people. Due to which accurate information about fertilizers and seeds does not reach the farmers, due to which the farmers have to bear the brunt. Through this scheme, the Uttar Pradesh government is working to give the responsibility of running these shops through educated youth.
Agri Junction in every district
Through this scheme, the government is opening branches of Agri Junction in every district of the state. By connecting to this scheme, youth can start Agri Junction i.e. One Stop Shop. That is, information from fertilizers and seeds to pesticides will be provided to the farmers at one place. Along with this, information about agricultural schemes and suggestions will also be given to the farmers. Due to the education of the youth, information about agricultural schemes and suggestions will be able to reach the farmers in the right way.
Eligibility for Agri Junction Scheme
No special qualification is required to take advantage of this scheme. To take advantage of this scheme, the youth must be a graduate.
Application Process for Agri Junction Scheme
To take advantage of this scheme, youth can apply by visiting the Agriculture Department of their district. After applying, their form will be reviewed. After which the agriculture officer will take a decision.
If you need any information related to Agri Junction Scheme, then you can visit the official websites of Agriculture Department of Uttar Pradesh at http://upagriculture.com/Default.aspx. Apart from this, you can also call on DBT helpline numbers 7235090578 and 723509058.
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