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National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP)

National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP) envisages increase in production of vegetable oils sourced from oilseeds, oil palm and TBOs from 7.06 million tonnes to 9.51 million tonnes by the end of Twelfth Plan (2016-17). The Mission is proposed to be implemented through three Mini Missions with specific target as detailed below:

Mission Targets:

Mini Mission (MM) Target of 12th Plan
MM I on Oilseeds Achieve production of 35.51 million tones and productivity of 1328 kg/ha of oilseeds from the present average production & productivity of 28.93 million tonnes and 1081 kg/ha during the 11th Plan period respectively.
MM II on Oil Palm Bring additional 1.25 lakh hectare area under oil palm cultivation through area expansion approach in the States including utilization of wastelands with increase in productivity of fresh fruit brunches (FFBs) from 4927 kg per ha to 15000 kg per h
MM III on TBOs Enhance seed collection of TBOs from 9 lakh tonnes to 14 lakh tonnes and to augment elite planting materials for area expansion under waste land.


Funding Pattern:

Cost of the interventions proposed under the Mission will be in the ratio of 75:25 between the Central and the State Governments, except in case of few ongoing interventions for seed production through Public Sector agencies like NSC, SFCI, SAUs including KVKs, for FLDs, procurement support to NAFED, TRIFED; R&D support for ongoing research projects. Upto 1% of the funds allocated under the Mission will be earmarked at national and state level to meet the contingency expenditure including engagement of contractual manpower for monitoring of implementation of the Mission. The funds will be released to the Departments of Agriculture/Horticulture of the State Governments.

Area of Operation:

NMOOP will be implemented in the following states:

  • Mini Mission – I on Oilseed: Andhra Pradesh , Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Page 9 of 55 Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Assam, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Nagaland and Tripura.
  • Mini Mission- II on Oil Palm: Andhra Pradesh , Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal.
  • Mini Mission-III on TBOs: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

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