Farmer's Welfare Scheme : Punjab

Details of Farmer's Welfare Scheme
Name of the SchemeFarmer's Welfare Scheme
Sponsored byState Government
Funding PatternOne gift coupon will be given to the farmer selling each of 50 quintals of agricultural produce (paddy and wheat). Draws will be held for each Market Committee at its office twice a year
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of Agriculture
DescriptionThis scheme will be applicable for wheat and paddy produce only and will be valid for the wheat form 1st April to 31st May and for paddy from 15th Sept. to 15th Dec. There will be total 9 prizes for each Market Committee. First prize will be of Rs. 50,000 , next 3 prizes for 35,000 each and last 5 prizes for 20,000 each. This scheme will encourage the farmers to bring their produce in mandis,help in maintaining the proper sale records and will get also help to encourage the farmer to get the sale proceeds in J forms.
Other BeneficiariesFarmers.
Benefit TypeMaterial,
Eligibility criteriaThe Person should be a Farmer of Punjab.
How to AvailTo avail this service, Contact Secretary Market Committee Punjab.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2008
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2017
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Source: National Portal Co-ordinator  (Punjab, 13-11-2009)