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Budget 2019: Here is what farmers are expecting from interim budget

Updated : February 01, 2019 08:03 AM IST

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled to present the BJP government's sixth and final budget of the current tenure, during which it is widely speculated that he may announce sops to regain political ground that the BJP seemed to have lost in the recent assembly elections.

The centre is planning to announce a farm package on the lines of schemes announced by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh governments, said sources familiar with the matter.

Over the past few weeks, after studying farm packages announced by different state governments, the centre zeroed in on two farm policies by Madhya Pradesh and Odisha.
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