National Food Security Mission: Odisha

Details of National Food Security Mission
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeNational Food Security Mission
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternThe total funding pattern is managed by the Central Government of India.
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture
DescriptionThe National Food Security Mission is a Centrally sponsored scheme has been lunched in the year 2007. The following are the objectives of this scheme, A. Increasing production of rice and pulses through area expansion and productivity enhancement in a sustainable manner in the identified districts of the state. B. Restoring soil fertility and productivity at the individual farm level. C. Creation of employment opportunities and D. Enhancing farm level economy i.e. farm profits to restore confidence amongst the farmers. To achieve the envisaged objectives, the Mission is mandated to adopt following strategies, i. Implementation of programmes in a mission mode through active engagement of all the stakeholders at various levels. ii. Promotion and extension of improved technologies i.e., seed, Integrated Nutrient Management including micronutrients, soil amendments, IPM and resource conservation technologies along with capacity building of farmers. iii. Flow of fund would be closely monitored to ensure that interventions reach the target beneficiaries on time. iv. The proposed interventions would be integrated with the District Plan and fixed targets for each identified district. v. Constant monitoring and concurrent evaluation for assessing the impact of the interventions for a result oriented approach by the implementing agencies.
Beneficiariesother,
Other BeneficiariesFarmers
Benefits
Benefit TypeOthers,
Other Benefits Enhancing farm profits, creating employment oppertunity, restoring soil fertility.
Eligibility criteriaFarmers and their dependents are eligible for this scheme.
How to AvailTo avail this scheme, one can contact to the concerned Department, Directorates, Corporations
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2007
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
Reference URLhttp://www.orissa.gov.in/agriculture/dafp/schemes/NFSM_State_Operational_manual.pdf (-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Odisha, 15-04-2009)