Polambadi: Andhra Pradesh

Details of Polambadi
Name of the SchemePolambadi
Sponsored byState Government
Funding PatternThe Assistant Director of Agriculture has to organize regular polam badi from Agricultural Technology Management Agency(ATMA) funds as per the allocations made for each crop in these guidelines and shall be called as ATMA polam badi
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture and Co-Operation
DescriptionThe Government of Andhra Pradesh has launched a programme namely POLAM BADI (Farmers Field School) in which emphasis has been given for use of eco-friendly measures(bio-agents and bio-pesticides ) for control of crop pests which in turn reduce cost of cultivation and improve the quality of produce, resulting high market price and good returns. It also leading less hazards to the living entity by not disturbing natural ecosystem. It is programmed to take up training in the farmers fields on FFS model (Polam badi) in which farmers are being trained in observation, scanning and identification of insect pests, diseases & defenders and adoption of Integrated Crop Management techniques on important crops.
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Eligibility criteriaPolam badi will be eligible for only one honorarium
How to AvailThis scheme is available for the farmers who are selected for training program.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2009
Valid Upto 31 / 12 / 2010
Reference URLhttp://agri.ap.nic.in/polambadi1.htm (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Andhra Pradesh, 26-08-2009)