The Director-General of the Indian
council of agriculture research (ICAR) said that the incidents of crop residue burning
have come down by 40 to 45% in Haryana, 25% in Western Uttar Pradesh, 14-15% in
Punjab. The utilization of farmers seeder machines has helped the farmers
immensely to reduce the usage of Crop Residue Burnings which led them to reduce air pollution.
since 2018, there were 4500 villages covering 8 lakh hectares in Punjab, Haryana, and UP have no crop burning incident recorded during this time period. The happy Seeder Machine helps the farmers to reduce air pollution under the scheme of ' promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the State of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi.