Sustainable Development of Rice Based Farming System: Kerala

Details of Sustainable Development of Rice Based Farming System
Name of the SchemeSustainable Development of Rice Based Farming System
Sponsored byState Government
Funding Pattern100% by State Government.
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionThe Scheme will be concentrated in three major rice-growing tracts of the State for augmenting rice productivity. The ultimate objective of the project is to increase average productivity of rice to around 3 tonnes per hectre.The project is proposed to be implemented through Kudumbasree, self help group of rural women, local self governments in association with research institutions and financial institutions.Group farming samithies/Padasekhara samithies will constitute the nucleus of the programme. The total outlay of the scheme is Rs.2300.00 lakhs.
Benefit TypeMaterial,Subsidy,
Eligibility criteriaAny farmer engaged in cultivation of rice.
How to AvailThrough Agriculture Department, Local Self Government Institutions
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On
Valid Upto 26 / 03 / 2010
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Kerala, 19-03-2009)