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Vice President launched the Jharkhand government's 'Mukhya Mantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana' under which money will be directly transferred into the bank accounts of farmers in the state. RACE IAS www.raceias.com Page 41 of 74 Under the scheme, beneficiaries having farmland of less than one acre to five acres, will get 5,000 to 25,000 rupees in their bank accounts. The Centre government has taken a pledge to double the income of farmers by 2022 and in that endeavour, the government is continuously increasing minimum support price (MSP) for 23 farm produce. The conservation of rainwater should be made people's movement and hoped that farmers will use traditional method to help conserve groundwater. The Centre and the state government's efforts in protecting the interests of farmers stressed on the importance of developing village. Under the Mukhya Mantri Krishi Ashirwad Yojana, approximately 35 lakh farmers will benefit and by October 3,000 crore rupees will be sent in the accounts of the beneficiaries. The launching ceremony was also held in other 23 districts, apart from Ranchi.