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PKVY: Govt is Offering Rs. 50,000 for New Age Farming, Important Details Inside

Sangeeta Soni
Sangeeta Soni
Organic Farming

Are you interested in Organic Farming?

Where you can get the certification of it?

Where you can get all the necessary information for it?

Here in this article, you will get all the answers to these questions.

Government is promoting organic farming. But many farmers do not have the necessary information about it. Central Government has come up with Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), under this scheme, you can get 50 thousand rupees per hectare for organic farming.

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

What is PKVY?

Modi Government is continuously encouraging organic farming, and has introduced the ParamparagtKrishiVikasYojna. This scheme was launched in 2015. It is an extended component of Soil Health Management (SHM) under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS), National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture.

Under this scheme, fifty or more farmers form a cluster having 50-acre land to take up the organic farming.

Funding pattern Under the Scheme

Funding pattern under the scheme is in the ratio of 60:40 by the Central and State Government respectively. And 90:10 for Northeastern and Himalayan States by the Central and State government respectively. And 100 % assistance for Union Territories.

Assistance of Rs. 50,000

Under this scheme, assistance of Rs. 50 thousand is being given for three years. The government gives Rs. 31000 i.e. 61% to the farmers for purchasing organic manure, organic pesticides, vermicompost, etc.

Certification for Organic farming

To get the certification for organic farming, you will need to apply through an agent for this. Under PKVY, organic farming is promoted through the adoption of the organic village by cluster approach and PGS certification. PGS is a process of certifying organic products, which ensures that their production takes place in accordance with laid-down quality standards. The certification is in the form of a documental logo or a statement.

To get more information about Organic Farming

Visit- www.jaivikkheti.in

To get more information about PKVY

Visit- https://darpg.gov.in/sites/default/files/Paramparagat%20Krishi%20Vikas%20Yojana.pdf

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