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How Farmers Can Get Rs. 50000 per hectare for Organic Farming under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo
Organic Farming

Understanding the potential and benefits of organic farming and to improve the condition of farmers in India, Centre is promoting organic farming through the dedicated schemes of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) & Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER) under the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) since 2015-16.

What is Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

Under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, flexibility is given to the states to take on any model of Organic Farming including Zero-Budget Natural Farming depending on cultivator’s choice that is free from chemicals, pesticides residues & adopts biodegradable low cost technologies.

In addition to this under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana,  financial aid of Rs. 50,000 per hectare/ three years is allowed, out of which Rs. 31,000 (61 percent) is given to the farmer directly via DBT for input (biopesticides, biofertilisers, botanical extracts, vermicompost etc) production/ procurement, packing and   marketing etc.

Objective of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

  • Promote organic farming among rural youth, farmers, consumers and traders

  • Tell about latest technologies in organic farming

  • Utilize the services of experts from public agricultural research system in the country

  • Organize a minimum of 1 cluster demonstration in a village

Under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region, assistance is given to the farmers in a value chain mode that starts from formation of Farmers Producer Organisations (FPOs), supply of seeds or planting materials, on/off farm input production, post harvest infrastructure (collection, sorting, grading facilities), establishment of integrated processing unit, refrigerated transportation, pre-cooling or cold stores chamber, branding, labelling & packaging, etc .

All these schemes or programmes are executed through the State Governments at district as well as village level depending on the interest of cultivators. 

It is important to mention that Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana scheme is being implemented in 29 States and Union Territories while the MOVCDNER scheme is executed in North east states of Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Mizoram and Tripura since 2015-16.

In order to apply or know more about the scheme Click This Link

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