Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

Name of the plan

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna

Objectives of the plan

The main objectives of the program are as follows

  • Over all development and increase in horticulture sector through local differentiated strategy including marketing, processing, post-harvesting management, expansion, technological upgradation and research based upon every state/region's comparative benefits and their various agricultural climate features.
  • Increase in horticulture production, improvement in nutrient conservation and assistance in income generation of farmers.
  • To make several on going planned programs for horticulture development as partners in mutually synergistic way and encourage them to work in tandem with each other.
  • Promotion, development and dissemination of technology through modern scientific information.
  • To provide employment generation opportunities to skilled and unskilled people, especially unemployed youth.
  • To ensure fair income of farmers/producers through all round development by ensuring development of consolidated region.
  • To convert traditional crop regions into orchards, flower, vegetable and spice production region.

Name of program

A. Horticultural development project in 30 non N.H.M. districts

Covered districts :- GautamBuddhaNagar, Baghpat, Hapur, Shamli, Amroha, Bijnore, Sambhal, Pilibhit, Etah, Shahjahanpur, Badaun, Kasganj, Aligarh, Firozabad, Auraiya, Kanpur Dehat, Fatehpur, Hardoi, Lakhimpur Kheri, Ambedkarnagar, Amethi, Gonda, Balrampur, Bahraich, Shrawasti, Chandauli, Azamgarh, Mau, Deoria and Rampur.

Program

  • Seed production program in private sector : Base seeds of potato and pea are produced under the seed production program.
  • New Orchard Planting – Region expansion is done for Mango, Guava, Litchi and tissue culture Banana.
  • Flower Region Expansion – Program are organized for cut flower (Rajnigandha, rose), bulbous flower (Gladiolus) and loose flower (Marigold, native rose).
  • Spice Development Program : Programs are organized for chili pepper and garlic.
  • Rejuvenation of old orchards/canopy management – Rejuvenation work of old orchards of Mango and Guava through canopy management.
  • I.P.M../I.N.M., promotion program : Integrated pesticide management program for prevention from pesticides and ailments in horticulture crops.
  • Bee keeping Program – Honey Bee Colony, Bee Hive and Bee Keeping equipment related work under the program.
  • Human Resource Development Program (Training) – Selected beneficiary farmers to be given two weeks farmer training within district and seven days exposure visit out of state.
  • Setting up H.D.P.E vermibed : For encouraging organic farming, production of organic fertilizer to be done by establishing H.D.P.E vermin bed.
  • Post -picking management program : Pack house and low cost onion storage (25 metric tonne) is established under the program.

B - Nursery seedling raising in low-tunnel poly-net and production of high value vegetables project. Covered districts : All 75 districts of the state.

Program under the project in 2016-17for hybrid cabbage, hybrid capsicum, hybrid tomato and hybrid cucurbits and the gourd family, hybrid bottle gourd, hybrid taroi, hybrid bitter gourd and hybrid cucumber.

Category-wise permissible subsidy

    • Seed production program in private sector : Unit cost is Rs 35,000.00 per hectare and 35% of this is payable as subsidy up-to a maximum of Rs 12250.00 per hectare.
    • New Orchard Planting –

i. Mango – Unit cost Rs 25500.00 per hectare. 50% of the amount – Rs 12750.00 is payable as subsidy over three years for plant materials, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost etc. (First year – Rs 7650.00, second year – Rs 2550.00, third year – Rs 2550.00)

ii. Guava – Unit cost – Rs 38340.00 per hectare and 50% of this amount – Rs 19170.00 is payable as subsidy over three years for plant items, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost etc. (First year – Rs 11502.00, second year – Rs 3834.00, third year – Rs 3834.00).

iii. Litchi - Unit cost – Rs 28000.00 per hectare and 50% of this amount – Rs 14000.00 is payable as subsidy over three years for planting materials, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermi compost etc. (First year – Rs 8400.00, second year – Rs 2800.00, third year – Rs 2800.00).

iv. Banana Tissue culture (without drip facility) - Unit cost Rs 1,02,462.00 per hectare and 40% of this amount – Rs 40985.00 is payable as subsidy over three years. (First year – Rs 30738.00 for planting materials and second year – Rs 10247.00 for I.P.M./I.N.M and fertilizers)

    • Expansion of flower field –

A. Cut flower – (Rajnigandha, Rose)

Small and marginal farmers – Unit cost is Rs 1,00,000.00 per hectare. 40% of this amount Rs 40,000.00 is payable as subsidy on planting materials.

Other farmers – Unit cost Rs 1,00,000.00 per hectare and 25% of this Rs 25,000.00 is payable as subsidy .

B. Bulbous flower – (Gladiolus)

Small and marginal farmer – Unit cost Rs 150000.00 per hectare and 40% amount – Rs 60,000.00 is payable as subsidy for planting materials.

Other farmers – Unit cost is Rs 1,50,000 and 25% - Rs 37500.00 is subsidy on planting materials.

C.Loose flower (Marigold, native (de si) rose)

Small and marginal farmer – Unit cost Rs 40,000.00 per hectare and 40% amount – Rs 16,000.00 is payable as subsidy for seeds, I.P.M. and vermicompost.

Other farmers – Unit cost is Rs 40,000 and 25% of this, Rs 10,000.00 is subsidy on seeds and vermicompost.

    • Spice Development Program -

Garlic : Unit cost Rs 30,000.00 per hectare and 40% amount Rs 12,000.00 is payable as subsidy on planting materials.

Chili pepper: Unit cost Rs 30,000.00 per hectare and 40% amount Rs 12,000.00 is payable as subsidy on planting materials and neem based bio-pesticides.

    • Rejuvenation of old orchard/canopy management – (mango, guava) : Unit cost is Rs 40,000 per hectare and 50% of this – Rs 20,000.00 is payable as subsidy on fertilizer, plant protection chemicals and mulching sheet.
    • I.P.M./I.N.M. incentive program : Unit cost is Rs 4,000.00 per hectare and 30% of this – Rs 1200.00 is payable as subsidy on organic pesticides.
    • Honey bee keeping program :

A. Honey bee colony : Unit cost Rs 2,000.00 per colony and 40% of this - Rs 800.00 is payable on 8 frame colony of Italian Bee (Apis mellifera).

B. Bee Hive : Unit cost is Rs 2000.00 per hive and 40% of this – Rs 800.00 is payable as subsidy on complete 20 frame Langstroth bee hive.

C. Honey bee keeping equipment : Unit cost is Rs 20,000.00 per set and 40% of this – Rs 8,000.00 is payable as subsidy for bee keeping equipment set which includes food grade container of 30 kg capacity, 4 frame honey extractor and other equipments for bee keeping.

    • Human resources development program (training) : Two day farmer training program (district level) – Hundred percent subsidy is payable in proportion to the unit cost of Rs 1,000.00 per farmer.

Exposure visit program outside the state – This program is project based.

    • Setting up H.D.P.E. Vermi bed : Unit coost is Rs 16,000.00 and 50% - Rs 8,000.00 – is payable on pre-fabricated structure of 12’’x4’’x2’’ (96 square feet) per unit.
    • Post picking management program : Pack house and low cost onion storage (25 metric tonne) is established under the program.

Pack house : Unit cost - Rs 4.00 Lac. Payable subsidy 50% up-to maximum of Rs 2.00 Lac as bank ended subsidy on pack house of 9m.x6m.

Low cost onion storage (25 metric tonne) : Unit cost Rs 1.75 Lac and 50% subsidy payable up-to maximum of Rs 0.975 Lac as bank ended subsidy.

  • Hybrid vegetable program Under the program the per hectare unit cost Rs 50,000.00 is for hybrid cabbage, hybrid capsicum, hybrid tomato and hybrid cucurbits and the gourd family, hybrid bottle gourd, hybrid taroi, hybrid bitter gourd and hybrid cucumber and 40% subsidy amounting to maximum of Rs 20,000.00 is payable on hybrid vegetable seeds and low-tunnel.

Eligibility conditions for applicant:

  • There should not be a duplicacy in selection of beneficiary. That means, the same beneficiary will not be selected in state sector or national scheme or any similar scheme.
  • The farmer has to register online at website www.upagriculture.com for availing benefit of the scheme.
  • Beneficiary should have proper land in his/her own name registered in revenue records. Farmer would have to provide necessary documents such as; khatauni/kisan bahi for identification of land and voter I.D./adhar card/passport/ration card for personal identification. The farmer have to make available photocopy of first page of bank passbook bearing details of the account holder.
  • The beneficiary should have basic technical knowledge of the related program. The beneficiary should be aware to adopt new techniques and should have interest in horticultural programs.
  • The beneficiary should be able to bear the expenditure incurring on relevant programs and necessary infrastructure over and above the subsidy amount under the scheme.

Permitted area / volume / number

    • Seed production in private sector : Per beneficiary up-to maximum 5 hectare.
    • New orchard plantation :

i. Mango : Maximum 4 hectare per hectare. The beneficiary is given 110 mango saplings, I.P.M./I.N.M material and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 7650.00 per hectare in the first year; plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 2550.00 in second year and plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 2550.00 in the third year.

ii. Guava : Maximum 4 hectare per beneficiary. The beneficiary is given 306 guava saplings, I.P.M./I.N.M. material and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 11502.00 per hectare in the first year; plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 3834.00 in second year and plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 3834.00 in the third year.

iii. Litchi : Maximum 4 hectare per beneficiary. The beneficiary is given 110 litchi saplings, I.P.M./I.N.M. material, vermicompost and mycorrhiza in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 8400.00 per hectare in the first year; plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. material and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 2800.00 in second year and plant material, I.P.M./I.N.M. material and vermicompost in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 2800.00 in the third year.

iv. Banana Tissue culture (without drip facility) : Maximum 4 hectare per beneficiary. The beneficiary is given 3086 tissue culture banana plants in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 30738.00 per hectare in the first year I.P.M./I.N.M. material and fertilizer in proportion to the total payable subsidy of Rs 10247.00 in second year.

      • Flower area expansion : Maximum 2 hectare per beneficiary.

A. Cut flower (Rajnigandha, Rose) :

Small and marginal farmers : Planting material is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 40,000.00 per hectare.

Other farmers : Planting material is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 25,000.00 per hectare.

B. Bulbous flower (Gladiolus) :

Small and marginal farmers : Planting material is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 60,000.00 per hectare.

Other farmers : Planting material is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 37,500.00 per hectare.

C. Loose Flower (Marigold, native rose) :

Small and marginal farmers : One to 1.25 kg. Marigold seeds, I.P.M. material and vermicompost is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 16,000.00 per hectare.

Other farmers : One to 1.25 kg. Marigold seed and vermicompost is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 10,000.00 per hectare.

        • Spice development program : Maximum 4 hectare per beneficiary.

Garlic : Planting material is provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 12,000.00 per hectare.

Chili pepper : Chili pepper seeds and neem based bio-pesticides are provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 12,000.00 per hectare.

        • Rejuvenation/canopy management of old orchards (Mango, guava) : Maximum 2 hectare per beneficiary. Fertilizer, plant protection chemicals and mulching sheet are provided in proportion to the total subsidy of Rs 20,000.00 per hectare.
        • I.P.M./I.N.M. promotion program : Maximum 04 per beneficiary. Total subsidy of Rs 1200 per hectare is payable for organic pesticides.
        • Honey Bee keeping program :

A. Honey Bee colony : Maximum 50 honey bee colony per beneficiary. Unit cost is Rs 2,000.00 per colony and 40% amount Rs 800.00 is payable on 8 frame colony of Italian Bee (Apis mellifera) as subsidy.

B. Bee Hive : Maximum 50 bee hives per beneficiary. Unit cost is Rs 2,000.00 per bee hive and 40% amount; Rs 800.00 is payable on complete 20 Langstroth frames bee hive.

C. Bee keeping equipments : Maximum 01 set per beneficiary. Unit cost is Rs 20,000.00 per set and 40% amount – Rs 8,000.00 is payable as subsidy for bee keeping equipment set which includes food grade container of 30 kg capacity, four frame honey extractor and all other equipments required in bee keeping.

    • Human resources development program (Training) :

Two day farmer training program (district level) : Subsidy payable is cent-percent to the proportion of unit cost Rs 1,000.00 per farmer.

Exposure visit program outside the state : This is a project based program. Hundred percent subsidy is payable in proportion to the cost.

    • Hybrid vegetable program : Per beneficiary 0.2 to 0.4 hectare.

Hybrid capsicum : 250 gm seeds are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid cabbage : 250 gm seeds and 12 low-tunnel sets are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid tomato : 200 gm seeds and 8 low-tunnel sets are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid bottle gourd : 1.5 kg seeds and 12 low-tunnel sets are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid bitter gourd : 1.5 kg seeds and 8 low-tunnel sets are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid torai : 1.5 kg seeds and 11 low-tunnel sets are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

Hybrid cucumber : 1.0 kg seeds are given in proportion to total subsidy of 20,000 per hectare.

  • How to apply : For availing the benefits of the scheme, the interested farmers have to necessarily register online at the website – www.upagriculture.com . Farmers can register online from cyber cafe/Jan Suvidha Kendra/Krishak Lokwani. Beneficiaries will be selected on first come-first serve basis under the scheme. For further details, please contact Horticulture Officer of your district.
  • Guidelines for the scheme are enclosed.