Umbrella Scheme ‘Green Revolution — Krishonnati Yojana’ in Agriculture Sector (Important) (Download PDF)

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Govt. approved continuation of agriculture sector umbrella programme, ‘Green Revolution —Krishonnati Yojana’, w/central outlay of Rs. 33, 269.97 cr. till March 2020. Programme, comprises of 11 schemes to develop agriculture & allied sector in holistic & scientific manner to increase income of farmers by enhancing production, productivity & better returns on produce.

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  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved scheme as part of its objective to double farmers’ income by 2022.
  • Schemes will be continued w/expenditure of Rs. 33, 269.976 cr. for 3 financial years, i. e. , 2017 - 18, 2018 - 19 & 2019 - 20
  • Schemes focus on creating & strengthening of infrastructure of production, reducing production cost & marketing of agriculture & allied produce.
  • Schemes are under implementation for varying duration during past few years. In 2017 - 18, it was decided to club all these schemes under one umbrella.

Schemes Part of Green Revolution – Krishnonnati Yojana:

  • Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) : Aims to promote holistic growth of horticulture sector & enhance horticulture production, improve nutritional security & income support to farm Households. It has total central share of Rs. 7533.04 cr.

  • National Food Security Mission (NFSM) : It aims to increase production of rice, wheat, pulses, coarse cereals & commercial crops, thru area expansion & productivity enhancement in suitable manner in identified districts of country. It will restoring soil fertility & productivity at individual farm level & enhancing farm level economy. It includes National Mission on Oil Seeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP), w/total central share of Rs. 6893.38 cr. It aims to augment availability of vegetable oils & to reduce import of edible oils.

  • National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA): It aims at promoting sustainable agriculture practices best suitable to specific agro-ecology focusing on integrated farming, appropriate soil health management & synergizing resource conservation technology. It has total central share of Rs. 3980.82 cr.

  • Submission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE): It has total central share of Rs. 2961.26 cr. It aims to strengthen ongoing extension mechanism of State Govts, local bodies etc. , achieving food & nutritional security & socio-economic empowerment of farmers. It seeks to institutionalize programme planning & implementation mechanism, forge effective linkages & synergy amongst various stake-holders, support HRD interventions, promote pervasive & innovative use of electronic/print media, inter-personal communication and ICT tools, etc.

  • Sub-Mission on Seeds and Planting Material (SMSP) : It has total central share of Rs. 920.6 cr. It aims to increase production of certified/quality seed, to increase SRR, to upgrade quality of farm saved seeds. Seed multiplication chain will be strengthen & new technologies and methodologies in seed production, processing, testing etc. will promoted to strengthen and modernizing infrastructure for seed production, storage, certification & quality etc.

  • Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation (SMAM) : It has total central share of Rs. 3250 cr. It aims to increase reach of farm mechanization to small & marginal farmers & to regions where availability of farm power is low. Custom Hiring Centres to offset adverse economies of scale arising due to small landholding & high cost of individual ownership will promoted. Hubs for hi-tech & high value farm equipment, create awareness among stakeholders thru demonstration & capacity building activities will created under it.

  • Sub Mission on Plant Protection and Plan Quarantine (SMPPQ) : It has total central share of Rs. 1022.67 cr. It aims to minimize loss to quality & yield of agricultural crops from ravages of insect pests, diseases, weeds, nematodes, rodents, etc. & shield agricultural bio-security from incursions & spread of alien species. It will facilitate exports of Indian agricultural commodities to global markets, & promote good agricultural practices, particularly w/respect to plant protection strategies & strategies.

  • Integrated Scheme on Agriculture Census, Economics and Statistics (ISACES) : It has total central share of Rs. 730.58 cr. It aims to undertake agriculture census, study of cost of cultivation of principal crops, to undertake research studies on agro-economic problems of country.

  • Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Cooperation (ISAC) : It has total central share of Rs. 1902.636 cr. It aims to provide financial assistance for improving economic conditions of cooperatives, remove regional imbalances and to speed up cooperative development in agricultural marketing, processing, storage, computerization & weaker section programmes. It will help cotton growers fetch remunerative price for their produce thru value addition besides ensuring supply of quality yarn at reasonable rates to decentralized weavers.

  • Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Marketing (ISAM) : It has total central share of 3863.93 cr. It aims to develop agricultural marketing infrastructure & promote innovative & latest technologies & competitive alternatives in agriculture marketing infrastructure. It seeks to provide infrastructure facilities for grading, standardization and quality certification of agricultural produce. Nationwide marketing information network will establish to integrate markets thru common online market platform to facilitate pan-India trade in agricultural commodities, etc.

  • National e-Governance Plan (NeGP-A): It has total central share of 211.06 cr. It aims to bring farmer centricity & service orientation to the programmes. Reach & impact of extension services will enhanced & access of farmers to information & services throughout crop-cycle will improved. It will enhance & integrate existing ICT initiatives of Centre & States & enhance efficiency & effectiveness of programs thru making available timely & relevant information to farmers for increasing their agriculture productivity.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 10, 2018

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