With stubble-burning again emerging as a major issue, experts say stubble management is a treasure trove that farmers can unlock with the help from all stakeholders as it has the potential for sound income. The issue was discussed at one of the Kisan Ghosthee titled “Preventive stubble burning-Prali, kisan ki mitra ya dushman, chaliye janiye” at CII Agro Tech India 2022.
Opening the Kisan Goshthee and setting the context, Vinod Pandey, Adviser, PTC India Financial Services, said: “Today, we are discussing how to stop stubbleburning and how to reduce the spread of pollution to Delhi and nearby cities.”
Ramesh Chauhan, head, Custom Hiring Centre (CHC) for agri-implements in Fatehabad and a progressive farmer, said the farmers must ensure that they don’t take up the CHC only to avail the subsidy. Sharing his experience, he said: “We don’t have stubble to spare for industry, as it is in such a huge demand. We are making Rs 100 per quintal of stubble.” -TNS