Schemes in the Agricultural Sector

Sheltered Farming
04 September 2021
Purpose Encouraging farmers to shift from traditional open field cultivation to sheltered farming system. This will enable farmers to mitigate effects of adverse climatic conditions; leverage production capacity and improve quality of farm produce. Grant Amount A cash grant of 50% on investment costs...
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Rainwater Harvesting
05 September 2021
Purpose To encourage crop/livestock farmers collect and store rainwater including distribution thereof on-farm for the sole purpose of agricultural production. Grant Amount A cash grant of 50% on investment costs, up to a maximum of Rs 50,000, for on-farm installation of rainwater harvesting system on...
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Purchase of Agricultural/ Processing Equipment
05 September 2021
Purpose Encouraging farmers engaged in crop / livestock production activities as well as agro-entrepreneurs to acquire farm machinery/equipment for mechanisation of their production system and also venture in food processing or other value-addition activities. Grant Amount A cash grant of 50% on the...
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Fruit protection & Banana Bagging
05 September 2021
Purpose Encouraging planters of litchi, mangoes, longane and strawberry to acquire anti bird net to protect their fruits against bat attack. Scope of banana bagging scheme covers acquisition of recommended polythene plastic tube to protect banana bunches from infection and other pests/physical damage. Grant...
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Acquisition of CCTV Camera
05 September 2021
PurposeEncouraging farmers engaged in crop / livestock production activities, including agro-entrepreneurs to acquire and install CCTV camera network on their farm for monitoring day-to-day production activities and as a surveillance tool to avert risk of theft.Grant AmountA cash grant of 50% on investment...
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Up grading of Livestock Farm
05 September 2021
PurposeTo assist breeders in the upgrading/construction of livestock farms and pig sties.Grant AmountA 50% cash grant up to a maximum of Rs 100,000, on the cost of the building project. Disbursement: 50% of the approved cash grant on completion of 50% of the construction project; remaining 50% at full...
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Pasture Development
05 September 2021
Purpose Enabling farmers to produce their own perennial fodder including maize for feeding of breeding stock. Grant Amount A 50% cash grant, up to a maximum of Rs 100,000, on investment costs for establishment of  fodder at the rate of Rs 20,000/Arpent   Beneficiaries Registered breeders...
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Cattle Breeding
05 September 2021
PurposeEnabling breeders to purchase heifers/pregnant heifers/cows of genetically improved breeds.Grant AmountA 50% cash grant, up to a maximum of Rs 50,000 per head, on the cost of the animal being acquired for breeding, up to a maximum of 10 heads.BeneficiariesRegistered breeders and Companies engaged...
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Goat and Sheep Breeding
05 September 2021
PurposeEnabling breeders to purchase goats/sheep of genetically improved breeds.Grant AmountA 50% cash grant, up to a maximum of Rs 15,000 per head, on the cost of the animal being acquired for breeding, up to a maximum of Rs 50,000.BeneficiariesRegistered breeders and Companies engaged in agricultural...
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Promotion of bee keeping
05 September 2021
PurposeTo encourage local bee keepers in upgrading their production system through the purchase of beekeeping equipment.Grant AmountA one-off cash grant of 50%, up to a maximum of Rs 20,000, on investment costs for purchase of bee keeping equipment.BeneficiariesAll beekeepers that are registered with...
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