Accelerated Maize Development Programme(AMDP): Manipur

Details of Accelerated Maize Development Programme(AMDP)
Name of the SchemeAccelerated Maize Development Programme(AMDP)
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding Pattern100% central sponsored
DescriptionThe major programme components covered under the AMDP are as under : i Input demonstration Maize. ii. Incentive for improvement of farm implements. iii. Farmers Training Programme. iv. Farmers Field School Integrated Pest Management Demonstration. v. Publicity through Electronic Media.
Other BeneficiariesSC/ST, OBC
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Details Subsidy is available under the Scheme on various components including agriculture implements such as 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 the 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)