Modernisation of Agricultural Farms under the Department of Agriculture: Kerala

Details of Modernisation of Agricultural Farms under the Department of Agriculture
Name of the SchemeModernisation of Agricultural Farms under the Department of Agriculture
Sponsored byState Government
Funding Pattern100% by State Government
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionThe Government farms under the Department of Agriculture, spread all over the state, are the primary agency involved in the production and supply of planting materials of various crops to the farmers. It is in this context that the government envisages this scheme to augment the production of planting materials through departmental farms. The scheme aims at modernizing the departmental farms under the agriculture department so that they function not only as production centers of quality planting materials, but also as centers of demonstration for advanced agricultural technology. As part of the scheme, the farms will be provided with basic as well as sophisticated infrstructural facilities like green houses, irrigation support, tissue culture, seed processing and storage facilities. The outlay will be used for purchase of newly evolved planting materials, increasing the area under progeny orchards production of planting materials and infrastructure works. The total outlay of the scheme is Rs. 125.00 lakhs.
Other BeneficiariesDistrict Agriculture farms, state seed farms, special farms, coconut nurseries
Benefit TypeMaterial,
Eligibility criteriaFarms under the Department of Agriculture.
How to AvailBy contacting the Department of Agriculture and concerned panchayaths
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 04 / 2009
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2010
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Kerala, 19-03-2009)