E- NAM By - Smriti Sethi
lt is a pan-India electronic trading portal which networks the existing APMC mandis to create a unified national market for agricultural commodities. NAM is a virtual market but it is connected to a physical market (mandi) at the back end and promotes genuine price discovery. Funding - Funded by Agri-Tech Infrastructure Fund (ATIF) which is set up through the Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) ieiberal licengraders and commission agents by stave authoritieS and one license for a trader is valid across all markets in the state.
Market Fee - Single point levy on the first wholesale purchase from the farmer. Implementation-A Central Sector Scheme. Willing states enact suitable provisions in their APMC act for integration with the e-platform. Soil Testing Laboratories available in the mandis itself. In the budget 2017-18, the government has announced mission to link 85 Mandis to the portal by March, 2018. As of now, around 250 markets have been covered. Atance of up to Rs 75 lakh has ben announced for every e NAM
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana
Main objectives are - Extending the coverage of irrigation Improving water use efficiency End to end solution on source creation, distribution, management, field application and extension activities. It is formulated by amalgamating ongoing schemes Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) -Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR.RD&GR). Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) - Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Developement. On Farm Water Management (OFWM) - Department ofAgriculture and Cooperation (DAC)
Implementation Decentralised manner through State Irrigation Plan and District Irrigation Plan All structures created under the schemes will be geotagged. The state agriculture department would be the nodal agency for implementation of PMKSY projects. PMKSY projects would be scrutinised by the State Level Project Screening Committee (SLPSC) and sanctioned by the State Level Sanctioning Committee, which is already set nder Rashtriya Krishi VikasYojana. A state will become eligible to access PMKSY funds only if it has prepared the district irrigation plans and state irrigation plans and sustained an increasing expenditure trend in irrigation sector in state plan.
Funding Pattern . PMKSY funds would be given to states as 75% grant by the central government and the remaining 25% share is to be borne by the state government. For north-eastern region and hilly states, the funding pattern would be 90:10
NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY MISSION
It is launched to enhance the production of Rice, Wheat, Pulses, Coarse Cer als and commercial crops (Cotton, jute and Sugarcane). Targets - Production of rice, wheat and pulses would be increased by 10. 8, 4 million tonnes respectively and Coarse cereals by 3 million tonnes. Funding-50:50 by Centre and State for food crops and 100% Centre g for cash crops. would be implemented through cluster demonstration, distribution of liglhryietd seeds witth farmi mechanizations &Integrated pest management National Food Security Act is different from the Mission and the act is administered by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs.
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