Incentive to Farmers: Himachal Pradesh

Details of Incentive to Farmers
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeIncentive to Farmers
Sponsored byState Government
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of Agriculture
DescriptionFor welfare of small and marginal farmers, Government is providing various types of Incentives/ Assistance to farmers of the state
BeneficiariesIndividual,
Benefits
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Details The Government is providing 50% subsidy on cost of seeds, Protection Material and Agricultural Implements. On Nitrogenous Fertilizers, cost subsidy at Rs 200/M.T. Biogas Models viz. Deenbandhu and Janta are being popularized on which subsidy at the rate Rs 3,500 per plant up to 1 cubic meter and Rs.4,500 more than 1 cubic meter is being given. Subsidy at 50% on the cost of Micro-Nutrients is being given to S.C. and S.T. Farmers. Subsidy on Tractors up to 35 HP at the rate 25% limited up to Rs.30,000 only is provided. Sprinklar Irrigation subsidy at the rate 50% to S.C./S.T./S.F./M.F./Women farmers subject to a maximum of Rs. 15000 per set. Etc
Eligibility criteriaFarmer, SC, ST, Women Farmer
How to AvailApproach the Directorate of Agriculture Krishi Bhawan, Boileauganj Shimla-171005 Himachal Pradesh and Deputy Director Offices at District Headquarters
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2006
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
Reference URLhttp://www.hpagriculture.com/schemes.htm#22 (External website that opens in a new window)

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Himachal Pradesh, 26-09-2007)