Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY): Manipur

Details of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)
Name of the SchemeRashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding Pattern100% funded by centre
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture Department
DescriptionThe RKVY aims at achieving 4% annual growth in the agriculture sector during the XI Plan period, by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors (Fisheries Department, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry etc). 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 agro-climatic conditions, availability of technology and natural resources. (iv) To ensure that the local needs/crops/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. Areas of Focus under the RKVY Integrated Development of Food crops, including coarse cereals, minor millets and pulses, Agriculture Mechanization, Soil Health and Productivity, Development of Rain fed Farming Systems, IPM, Market Infrastructure, Horticulture, AH, Dairying & Fisheries, Concept to Completion Projects that have definite time-lines, Support to Institutions that promote Agriculture and Horticulture, etc, Organic and Bio-fertilizers, Innovative Schemes
Benefit TypeMaterial,Loan,Subsidy,
Eligibility criteriaTo all the farmer in the state
How to AvailAgriculture Department ( Nodal Department) or other allied sector (Fisheries Department, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry etc)
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 16 / 03 / 2009
Valid Upto 31 / 10 / 2012

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Manipur, 05-04-2010)