Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana: Andhra Pradesh

Details of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Name of the SchemeRashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Sponsored byBoth: Central & State Government
Funding PatternManagement of funds received from the Central, and State Governments and disbursement of the funds to the implementing agencies
Ministry/DepartmentAgriculture and Co-Operation
DescriptionThe Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana 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. 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 focused 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
Benefit TypeMaterial,Subsidy,
Eligibility criteriaAll state and union territories.
How to AvailThrough Departments of Agriculture and Cooperation,and Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 08 / 2007
Valid Upto 30 / 04 / 2013
Reference URLhttp://agricoop.nic.in/Rkvy/Rkvyfinal-1.pdf (-1 MB) (PDF file that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Andhra Pradesh, 23-04-2010)