The horticulture department officials handed over battery-operating vending e-carts to two farmers in Punjab's Fabrika district to market their products.
Ajay Vir Jakhar Punjab's farmers' commission chairman accelerated the preparation of the special e-cart for easily market the farmers' products focusing on the vegetables.
The e-cart costs Rs. 1.80 lakh each, out of which Rs.85,000 has been provided by Tata trust and Rs. 15,000 as subsidy has been conducted by ( MDH ) Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture.
Manpreet Badal Punjab's Finance Minister while presenting his 5th budget on March 8 had announced the Kamyaad Kisan Khusaal Punjab with a disbursal of Rs. 3,780 crore to be enforced throughout the next three years.
To start this program an outgo of Rs. 1,140 crore was earmarked for the year 2021-22.
The Chairman of the farmers' commission Punjab mentioned that self-marketing of the farming products will help the farmers to earn a good profit as well as self-marketing of the farming products takes place.
The Chairman of the farmers' commission also claims that the farmers can self advertise for their good gain and no third person or middleman interference will be there.
Such vending e-carts will be plied to women to empower women farmers. Well, the customers too could get fresh products at affordable prices without any middleman.
This sort of operation will lead to good earnings for the farmers as well as the women farmers.
The farmers can gain a good amount of profit which will be helpful to our farmers.
Over the past few years, there is a high rate of farmers' suicides in many states of Punjab. This situation arises due to not getting their actual production profit, exorbitant lease land rentals are another factor behind it.
By introducing these vending e-carts can reduce the bad being of the farmers and give them a good and happy life.