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Integrated Cotton Development Programme (ICDP): Odisha

Details of Integrated Cotton Development Programme (ICDP)
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeIntegrated Cotton Development Programme (ICDP)
Sponsored byCentral Government
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture
DescriptionIntegrated Cotton Development Programme (ICDP), a centrally sponsored scheme of Technology Mission on Cotton (TMC) was launched in February 2000. TMC is being implemented through its four Mini Missions (MM) for achieving the objectives. The objective of ICDP under MM-II of TMC is to increase Cotton production, productivity and improvement of cotton quality in order to meet domestic and export demands of the country. This will also help in the reduction of cost of cultivation and pesticide consumption for enhancing competitiveness in the international market. In order to meet the growing requirement of spinning / textile mills of the state much emphasis has been given to increase the area and productivity through seed intervention and technology transfer. The following guideline should be strictly followed while implementing different components of the scheme.
BeneficiariesFamily,Women,
Benefits
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Eligibility criteriaSF/MF/SC/ST and Women farmers,etc.
How to AvailBolangir , Rangeilunda, Berhampur,Kalahandi Nuapada,Rayagada,Ganjam, Gajapati ,etc.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 04 / 09 / 2007
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2015
Reference URLhttp://www.odisha.gov.in/agriculture/dafp/schemes/cotton.htm (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Odisha, 05-07-2012)