In order to advance rain-fed agriculture in the steep areas of Uttarakhand, the World Bank has approved a project costing Rs. 1,000 crore. The watershed department will carry out the Uttarakhand Climate Responsive Rain-fed Farming Project.
- The initiative, which aims to lower greenhouse gas emissions, was offered to the World Bank for funding by the State government.
- The project will be financed by the World Bank.
- Additionally, it will encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices so that young people and farmers have an economically feasible choice.