Jan 162018
 

Farmers and agriculture welfare yojana scheme list 2018

The Governent of India has launched a number of schemes that favors the farmers and agricultural sectors. The main aim of the government is to promote farming sector to help improve their economic conditions. Under the new initiative the government has also introduced a number of beneficiary schemes including e-NAM (National Agricultural Market), PMKSY(Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana), PKVY( Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana), Interest Subvention scheme and PMFBY( Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana).

Details of Schemes

1          Soil Health Card Scheme

  • The scheme was introduced in 2015 and aimed at providing farmers with health cards for soil. The farmers under this scheme could upload the soil quality and nutrients.
  • This information could be used by them for improving the soil condition for better quality crop fertility. Under this scheme government had collected soil samples from 253 lakh farm locations. Till date over 76 percent health cards have already been distributed by the authorities.

2          NCU (Neem Coated Urea)

  • The scheme was launched by the government to promote use of organic urea to preserve soil health and yield better crop. The urea was made rich in nitrogen source for crops. Under this scheme farmers are only making use of Neem coated organic urea to cut down savings by around 10 percent.

3          PKVY (Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana)

  • The government had implemented this scheme within the country to help promote the ideal of organic farming amongst the farmers. This would further help the farmers to earn better profits from farm lands.
  • The government aims at covering over 5 lakh acres of farm land by the year 2015 – 2018 under this scheme in clusters of50 acres land each.

4          PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchaye Yojna)

  • The scheme was introduced by the government on 2015 July 1st. under this scheme the government aims at providing with each farm land with irrigation water supply.
  • To better implement the scheme the government aimed at reducing the wastage of water during irrigation by making use of rain water harvest techniques.
  • The government also implemented the idea of micro irrigation facility for farmers to help reduce the overall cost. The government has also managed to cover 8.39 lakh ha under this scheme so far.

5          e-NAM (National Agriculture Market)

  • Under this scheme the government took the initiative of creating e-market places for regulating market prices. The platform offer farmers with controlled price for their produce and other agricultural farm equipments.
  • The government has also managed to integrate over 400 markets under this scheme till 2017. Present it aims at linking over 47.95 lakh farmers and 91500 traders to share the common platform.

Apart from this the government has always ensured that it helps in implementing new developments in the agricultural sector. It aims at developing this sector to make it income centric for farmers rather than being production centric.

Agriculture and farmers welfare program

s.no. Seheme
1 Pradhan mantri fasal bima yojna
2 Soil health card scheme
3 Paramparagat krishi vikas yojna
4 National agriculture market (NAM)
5 Neem coated urea (NCU)
6 Pradhanmantri krishi sinchayee yojna (PMKSY)
7 Interest subvention scheme (ISS)
8 Development of bee keeping
9 Coconut development
10 National food security mission (NFSM)/ Steps taken for pulse production
11 Rashtriya gokul Mission
12 Scheme related to dairy sector
· Pashudhan sanjivani
· Advanced breeding technology
· National bovine genomic center for indigenous breeds
· E- pashudhan haat portal
13 Fish production
14 Egg production
15 Veterinary education
16 Increase in recruitment of scientists
17 Empirical learning units
18 Strengthening of kvks
19 Agriculture education
20 Special initiative
· Four new ICAR awards in two years
· Pandit deendayal unnat krishi shiksha yojana
· Rashtriy krishi shiksha divas
· Jai kisan- jai vigyan week

 

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