Q. Which of the following measure/s is/are taken by government to promote the agricultural productivity?
1.Agri Infrastructure Fund
2.Kisan Rail
3.Cluster Development Programme
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: Agri Infrastructure Fund (AIF) has supported the creation of various agriculture infrastructures.

  • Kisan Rail exclusively caters to the movement of perishable Agri Horti commodities.
  • Cluster Development Programme (CDP) has promoted integrated and market-led development for horticulture clusters.
  • Support for creating a Start-up ecosystem in agriculture and allied sectors is also being provided to the farmers.
  • All these measures are directed towards supporting the growth in agricultural productivity and sustaining its contribution to overall economic growth in the medium term.

Source: Economic Survey 2022 – 23