23 JUL 2021: The government of India has been implementing the dedicated scheme of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) since 2015-16 to promote chemical-free organic farming in the country in cluster mode. Under the program, financial assistance of Rs 50000/ha/3 years is provided for cluster formation, capacity building, the incentive for inputs, value addition and marketing. Out of it, Rs 31000/ ha / 3 years is provided for preparation/procurement of organic inputs such as bio/organic fertilizers, biopesticides, seeds, etc. through DBT and Rs 8800/ ha/ 3 years is provided for value addition and marketing that includes post-harvest management practices like storage. A total fund of Rs 1197.64 cr has been released to states and UTs for the last four years under the program. Financial assistance of Rs 3000 /hectare for 3 years is provided for Cluster formation (of 20 ha) and Capacity building including exposure visits, and training of field functionaries.
Fund Released for capacity building for last four years (2017-2018 to 2020-2021)
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This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha today.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.