Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojna

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
  • Also called Traditional Farming Improvement Programme.
  • Launched to promote organic farming.
  • Objective is to improve soil health via organic farming.
  • Scheme will encourage farmers to adopt eco-friendly concept of cultivation and reduce their dependence on fertilizers and agricultural chemicals to improve yields
  • It is a cluster based scheme. Fifty or more farmers will form a cluster having 50 acre land to take up the organic farming under the scheme
  • In this way during three years 10,000 clusters will be formed covering 5.0 lakh acre area under organic farming.
  • Every farmer will be provided Rs. 20,000 per acre in three years for seed to harvesting of crops and to transport produce to the market

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