NAFED will acquire more than 50 per cent of the apple from J&K farmers.
Farmers are mainly dependent on gut feel when it comes to irrigating their crops.
Under the PM-KMY a monthly pension of Rs 3,000 will be provided to eligible farmers.
India’s trade ministry has said it remains engaged in talks over the pact, seeking to strike a balance between tariff cuts and domestic sensitivities.
Government spelt out its key priorities in the budget which was focused for making India a USD 5 trillion economy.
The next meeting of the committee will be on August 16.
Among key changes, the ministry has suggested making the scheme voluntary to all farmers including loanee farmers.
PM-KISAN aims to give Rs 6,000 annually in three equal installments to 12.6 crore small and marginal farmers.
The agriculture sector had investment rate much less than half of that of services and industry sectors.
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