National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture

Ministry/Department: Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Objective: National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) seeks to transform Indian agriculture into a climate resilient production system through suitable adaptation and mitigation measures in domains of both crops and animal husbandry.
What it does?
  • Promotes location specific integrated/Composite Farming Systems;
  • Conserve natural resources through appropriate soil and moisture conservation measures;
  • Adopt comprehensive soil health management practices;
  • Optimize utilization of water resources through efficient water management to expand coverage for achieving ‘more crop per drop;
  • Develop capacity of farmers & stakeholders
Factual Information:
  • Launched under NAPCC (National Action Plan for Climate Change)
  • Started in 2010

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