National Pulse Development Programme: Manipur

Details of National Pulse Development Programme
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeNational Pulse Development Programme
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding Pattern100% central sponsored
DescriptionUnder this Programme, emphasis is given on increasing the coverage as well as the yield per unit of area. The major programme components covered under the NPDP are: 1)Purchase of breeder seed, & certified seed and distribution of certified seed and minikits, 2)Organisation of Block and IPM demonstrations, 3)Distribution of sprinkler sets, 4)Distribution of improved farm implements and plant protection equipments, 5)Distribution of Rhyzobium cultures and micro-nutrients, 6)Training of farmers.
BeneficiariesCommunity,
Other BeneficiariesSC/ST, OBC
Benefits
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Details Subsidy is available under the Scheme on various components including agriculture implements Plant Protection Equipments. Subsidy is also available on certified quality seeds and IPM demonstrations. Subsidy per farmer or per activity should not exceed 25% of the cost or the present subsidy level approved under schemes, whichever is lower.
Eligibility criteriaAll Categories of Farmers
How to AvailSelection of beneficiaries to be done through recommendation of District Agriculture Officer.

Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Manipur, 30-05-2007)