‘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.