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Bumper Schemes for Farmers: Himachal Pradesh

The Agriculture Department of HP has some good schemes to give to the farmers of the state.

Objective

  • To provide fertilizers to the farmers of the state at subsidised rates.
  • To educate the farmers on the balanced use of fertilizers.

Benefits

  • 100% subsidy on transportation of all kinds of fertilizers to retail sale points from Block Head quarter HIMFED Godown.
  • Subsidy on cost of Urea and Ammonium Sulphate @ Rs.200/- per MT
  • Subsidy on complex fertilizers NPK 12:32:16, NPK 10:26:26 and NPK 15:15:15 @ Rs.500/-per MT.
  • 25% cost subsidy is also provided on 100% water soluble complex fertilizers to the farmers( limited to Rs. 2500 per farmer).
  • All farmers shall be covered under vermicomposting by the end of 12th Five year plan.Farmers are being provided 50% subsidy limited to Rs.4000 for setting up of vermibed.
  • Department has come up with 11 soil testing laboratories and four mobile testing labs and provides free soil testing facilities to the farmers.

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