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Rashtriya Krishi vikas Yojana is a scheme of Government of India launched for the benefit of:
1. School teachers
2. Agriculture & farmers
3. Industries
4. Hospitals

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Agriculture & farmers

The correct answer is Agriculture & farmers.

  • Ministry of Agriculture funding start-ups under the innovation and agripreneurship component of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana in 2020-21.
  • A component, Innovation and Agri-entrepreneurship Development program has been launched under this program.
  • These start-ups are in various categories such as:
  •  Agro-processing, artificial intelligence, digital agriculture, farm mechanization, waste to wealth, dairy, fisheries, etc.
  • The Cabinet has approved (1st November 2017) for the continuation of the ongoing Centrally Sponsored Scheme (State Plans) – Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) as Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sector Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR).
  • In the first phase, 112 startups in the area of agro-processing, food technology and value addition will be funded for a sum of Rs. 1185.90 lakhs.
  •  The Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) which aims at strengthening infrastructure in agriculture and allied areas,

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