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MINISTRYOF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE Soil Health Card Scheme Soil Health Card scheme was launched in 2015 in Rajasthan. The card informs farmers about nutrients status of the soils along with the recommendation on appropriate dosage of nutrients to improve soil health an<d fertility. The card will be issued once in every 3 years to a farm so that nutrients deficiency can be regularly detected and improved. The aim is to provide Soil Health Card to all 120 million farm holdings by Dec, 2017 In the first phase of the scheme (2015-17), 100 million SHC have been distributed. The second phase began on May 1, 2017, and will continue for the year 2017 to 2019. This scheme is being implemented in collaboration with State Governments with 50:50 fund sharing pattern
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana It is to provide comprehensive insurance coverage against crop loss. It is compulsory for farmers availing crop loans for notified crops in notified areas and voluntary for non-loanee farmers. Premium rate- 1 here is no capping in premium and one premium rate on pan-India basis. It is 1.5%, 2% and 5% for all Rabi, Kharif and annual horticultural/commercial crops, respectively. There is no upper limit on the government subsidy ie the difference between premium and insurance charges paid by the farmer. Losses covered-Non-Preventable risk such as Natural FireStorm Hailstorm, Cyclone and Inundation has also been included as a localized calamity Post Harvest losses also covered. , A cluster approach will be adopted under which a group of districts with variable risk profile will be allotted to an insurance company Use of Remote Sensing Technology, Smart phones & Drones for quick estimation of crop losses to ensure early settlement of claims. It differs from the previous schemes like National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) and Modified NAIS (MNAIS) in the following ways,
Features NAIS MNAIS PMFBY Premium rates Low High Lower than even NAIS One Season One Premium Insurance Amount cover Localized Risk coverage Capped Hail storm Land slide Coastal areas cyclonic rain Intended Full Hail storm, Land slide Inundation Full No Post Harvest Losses coverage for Coastal areas for cyclonic 0 rain and seasonal rain Use of Technology Mandatory
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana It is to promote organic farming and the products will be linked with the market. It will be implemented in a cluster based approach and farmers will be funded to meet the expenditure from farm to market. There is no liability for farmers for expenditure on certification.
Electronic National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) It 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). License-liberal licensing of traders and commission agents by state authorities and one license for a trader is valid across all markets in the state. M 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. arket Fee - Single point levy on the first wholesale purchase from the
Small Farmer's Agriculture-Business Consortium (SFAC) The scheme aims to support new ventures in agro-based industries and to promote the farmer producer organisations (FPOs) and their integration in agriculture value chain. SFAC gives Venture Capital Assistance and Project Development Facility to supports the new ventures in agro based industries. l Beneficiaries: Individuals, farmers, producer groups, partnership, pro priety firms, Self Help Groups and companies etc.
National Food Security Mission It is launched to enhance the production of Rice, Wheat, Pulses, coarse Cereals 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 funding for cash crops. It would be implemented through cluster demonstration, distribution of high yield seeds with farm mechanization, &Integrated pest management.
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana Main objectives are- 1. Extending the coverage of irrigation 2. Improving water use efficiency 3. End to end solution on source creation, distribution, management, field application and extension activities It is formulated by amalgamating ongoing schemes 1. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) - Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR,RD&GR) 2. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) - Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Developement. 3. On Farm Water Management (OFWM) - Department of Agriculture and Cooperation (DAC). Implementation-Decentralised manner through State Irrigation Plan and District Irrigation Plan
Krishi Vigyan Kendras Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) are agricultural extension centers created by ICAR to provide various types of farm support to the agricultural sector It is created to serve as a single window mechanism for addressing the technology needs of farmers and acts as a link among researchers, extension functionaries like NGOs and farmers. The farm support includes farm advisory service including climate resilient technologies, training programme for NGOs and front line demonstration and on Farm testing. KVK operates under the administrative control of State Agricultural University (SAU) or central institute.
Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Shiksha Scheme It was launched to promote agricultural education. Under the scheme 100 centres are opened with a fund of Rs.5.35 crore. -Attracting and retaining youth in Agriculture (ARYA) is a project sanctioned by the Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR) and is being implemented at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVKs). The main objective of the project was to provide complete knowledge and skill on processing, value addition and marketing of coconut and banana products through capacity building programmes involving research and development organizations
Project CHAMAN It is a pioneer project to provide strategic development to the horticulture sector, so as to increase farmers' income. This project is being implemented by National Crop Forecast Centre (MNCFC) using remote sensing technology and is likely to be completed in March 2018 in all the states. The Geo-Spatial Studies like crop intensification, orchard rejuvenation and aqua-horticulture are deployed for preparing reliable estimates of crop production.
National Programme on use of Space Technology for Agriculture (NPSTA) NPSTA Geospatial Tools for Mapping, Monitoring and Management of Agriculture. The current running programmes will be subsumed under this. They are i. Project FASAL (for crop forecasting), ii. Project NADAMS (for drought assessment), iii. Project CHAMAN (for horticultural assessment and development), iv. Project KISAN (for crop insurance) and Crop Intensification planning. Th Monitoring, Agricultural Resources Management, Disaster Monitoring and Mitigation, Satellite Communication and Navigation Applications. is a proposed programme which envisages integrated use of Space and e programme will have four sub-programmes such as Crop Assessment &
Mission Fingerling The mission aims to achieve enhanced fish production in the country and to meet the targets under the Blue revolution by 2020-21. Under this, potential states will be identified to strengthen the fish seed infrastructure and facilitate the establishment of hatcheries and Fingerling rearing pond.