Budget 2014: Dedicated TV Channel for farmers announced

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Indian government will launch a dedicated television channel for the farming community.

The Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley while presenting his maiden budget announced Kisan TV, dedicated to the interests of the agriculture and allied sector will be launched in the current financial year.

Kisan TV will disseminate real time information to the farmers regarding new farming techniques, water conservation, organic and farming .

The Finance Minister for this purpose allocated a sum of Rs 100 crore in the General Budget 2014-15.

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