FARM BILLS PASSED IN RAJYA SABHA
The Farmers’ and Produce Trade Bill, 2020 and Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Contract on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, passed by Rajya Sabha amid rumpus in Parliament as the Congress-led Opposition hurried to Fine of House. Rajya Sabha proceedings have been postponed till 9 AM tomorrow. Obstruction parties led by the Congress condemned the farm bills, saying they will not sign on the “death warrant” of farmers. The obstruction charged that the two bills are meant at promoting big corporates and ending the least price based obtaining by the government. KK Ragesh (CPI-M, Trichi Siva (DMK), Derek O’Brien (TMC), and K C Venugopal (Congress) encouraged resolutions for sending the two bills to a top-quality committee of the House for concern before they are occupied up and doing for passage. In the meantime, farmers in Haryana initiated their protest contrary to the agriculture-related farm bills on Sunday amid extravagant security arrangements which have been ready to confirm that the event passes off efficiently. The Bharatiya Kisan Union’s Haryana unit, secure by some other farmer get-ups, is holding a statewide demonstration against the Centre’s farm bills all through which activists will chunk roads from 12 pm to 3 pm. The farmers are also joined by the ‘arhitiyas’ or commission agents all through their protest. Bill on the agriculture market Farmer’s Products Trade and Commerce(Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 Necessities To create an ecosystem where farmers and traders relish the liberty to sell and buying farm goods outside registered ‘mandis’ lower than the states’ APMCs. To encourage a barrier-free inter-state and intra-state line of work of farmers’ products To reduce marketing/transportation prices and benefit farmers in receiving well prices To offer a facilitative background for electronic trading 2. Bill on contract farming The Farmer (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 Supplies Farmers can arrive into a contract with agribusiness firms, wholesalers, exporters, or big retailers for the deal of future farming produce at a pre-agreed price On the edge and small farmers, with land less than five hectares, to achievement via aggregation and contract. To transferal the risk of market changeability from farmers to sponsors To permit farmers to right of entry modern tech and get well inputs To decrease the price of marketing and increase farmer’s revenue. Farmers can involve in direct marketing by removing mediators for full worth understanding the Actual dispute resolution mechanism with redressal timelines.