Sustainable Development of Rice Based Farming System: Kerala

Details of Sustainable Development of Rice Based Farming System
ParticularsDescription
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.
BeneficiariesIndividual,Family,Community,Women,Children,
Benefits
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
Reference URLhttp://www.keralaagriculture.gov.in (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Kerala, 19-03-2009)