Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana: Odisha

Details of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Name of the SchemeRashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternFunds can be released directly by the Centre to the Nodal Agency as notified by the State Nodal Department. The total funding pattern is divided into Stream I and Stream II.
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionThe Department of Agriculture, in compliance of the resolution and in consultation with the Planning Commission, has prepared the guidelines for the RKVY scheme, to be known as NADP. The RKVY aims at achieving 4percentages annual growth in the agriculture sector during the XI Plan period, by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors. The main objectives of the scheme are, i. To incentivise the states so as to increase public investment in Agriculture and allied sectors. ii. To provide flexibility and autonomy to states in the process of planning and executing Agriculture and allied sector schemes. iii. To ensure the preparation of agriculture plans for the districts and the states based on agroclimatic conditions, availability of technology and natural resources. iv. To ensure that the local needs or crops or priorities are better reflected in the agricultural plans of the states. v. To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops, through focussed interventions. vi. To maximize returns to the farmers in Agriculture and allied sectors. vii. To bring about quantifiable changes in the production and productivity of various components of Agriculture and allied sectors by addressing them in a holistic manner. The RKVY will be a State Plan Scheme. The eligibility for assistance under the scheme would depend upon the amount provided in State Plan Budgets for Agriculture and allied sectors, over and above the base line percentage expenditure incurred by the State Governments on Agriculture and allied sectors.
Other BeneficiariesFarmers
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Eligibility criteriaBasically farmers are eligible for this scheme.
How to AvailTo avail this scheme, one can contact to the Agri clinics, NGOs, concrned corporations, departments, directorates.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 29 / 05 / 2007
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
Reference URLhttp://www.orissa.gov.in/agriculture/schemes/RKVY/Rkvyfinal-1.pdf (-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Odisha, 04-04-2009)