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Oil Palm Development Programme (OPDP)

OPDP was launched during 1991- 92 under the “Technology Mission on Oilseeds and Pulses” (TMOP) with a focus on area expansion in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Gujarat and Goa. From 2004-05 onwards, the scheme is being implemented as part of the “Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, ...

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Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (ACABC) Scheme

Definitions: Agri-Clinics: Agri-Clinics are envisaged to provide expert advice and services to farmers on various technologies including soil health, cropping practices, plant protection, crop insurance, post harvest technology and clinical services for animals, feed and fodder management, prices of various crops in the market etc. which would enhance productivity of ...

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National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGP-A)

NeGP-A is proposed to be implemented across the country and aims at offering Government to Citizen / Farmer (G2C or G2F), Government to Business (G2B) and Government to Government (G2G) agricultural services in an integrated manner through the Central Agriculture Portal (CAP) and State Agriculture Portals (SAPs). Objectives: Bringing farmer ...

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Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A

Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) is in the process of implementing the Agriculture Mission Mode project under the NeGP. The objective of this project is to provide relevant information and services to the farming community and private sector through the use of information and communication technologies ...

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Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme- 2012 (VIIDP)

Objectives: To increase productivity of rainfed cotton farming in Vidarbha region through rainwater harvesting, intensive irrigation and better crop management; To bring maximum cotton growing area under protective irrigation and better soil moisture regime through in-situ and ex-situ conservation measures; To augment/ restore/renovate existing minor/ small scale irrigation resources through ...

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Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)

Among the states, farm power availability in Punjab, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh and western part of Rajasthan is higher than the national average of 1.73kW/ha. In rest of the country, especially in Eastern and North-East Regions, it is significantly lower which necessities promotion of farm mechanization as a special Mission. ...

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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 ...

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Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

India is the land of farmers where the maximum proportion of rural population depends on agriculture. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled the new scheme Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) on 13th January, 2016 This scheme will help in decreasing the burden of premiums on farmers who take loans for their cultivation and ...

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Market Information Service for Horticulture Crops

This is one of the sub-scheme under National Horticulture Board (NGB). Objectives  To generate information on wholesale prices, arrivals and trends in various markets of the country for important fruits, vegetables & flowers etc and also on retail prices for increased number of selected markets To analyze the trends of ...

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