Gramin Bhandaran Yojna: Ministry of Agriculture

Details of Gramin Bhandaran Yojna
Name of the SchemeGramin Bhandaran Yojna
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding PatternThe funds for this scheme are contributed by National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development, National Cooperative Development Corporation and by cooperative banks and cooperative societies.
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of Agriculture & Cooperation
DescriptionThe main objectives of the scheme include creation of scientific storage capacity with allied facilities in rural areas to meet the requirements of farmers for storing farm produce, processed farm produce  and agricultural inputs. Also, promotion of grading, standardization and quality control of agricultural produce to improve their marketability. the scheme also aims at prevention of distress sale immediately after harvest by providing the facility of pledge financing and marketing credit by strengthening agricultural marketing infrastructure in the country.
Other BeneficiariesFarmers.
Benefit TypeLoan,
Eligibility criteriaThis scheme can be availed by a group of financial institutions/banks listed under the scheme.
How to AvailAn interested promoter will submit a copy of the project proposal for term loan and subsidy to the respective banks on an application form as prescribed by the concerned bank along with project report and other documents for appraisal and sanction of loan.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 31 / 03 / 2007
Valid Upto 31 / 03 / 2012
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Ministry of Agriculture, 28-04-2010)