Soil Health Card project(SHCs) moves at snail’s pace
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 11:18 AM
The Centre’s plan to provide soil health cards (SHCs) to 14 crore farming families by February 2018 is going far behind the schedule. SHCs, aimed at improving the farm productivity through the optimum use of fertilisers, have so far been distributed to only 5.6 crore farmers, about 40% of the overall target. with the slow pace witnessing since the scheme’s launch in July 2015.