‘Kisan Harit Rajmarg Yojana’

Q.  ‘Kisan Harit Rajmarg Yojana’ is for
- Published on 04 Jul 16

a. Farmers to plant trees along their farms bordering highways
b. Creating a continuous stretch of farmland for cooperative farming
c. Planting trees along all the borders of all farms
d. Planting crops by farmers along the highways

ANSWER: Farmers to plant trees along their farms bordering highways
 
  • ‘Kisan Harit Rajmarg Yojana’ was launched.
  • The Yojana is a pilot scheme to extend green belt beyond the existing ‘Right of Way’ of highways by engaging farmers and providing alternative livelihood option to the nearby communities.
  • NHAI will provide technical and financial assistance to farmers for plantation of trees in portions of their farmland along highway stretches.
  • Greening Highways will also lead to generation of employment.

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