Promotion of Green Manure Crops: Manipur

Details of Promotion of Green Manure Crops
Name of the SchemePromotion of Green Manure Crops
Sponsored byCentral Government
Funding Pattern100% central sponsored
DescriptionUnder this Programme , emphasis is given on use of green manure crops to reduce the use of chemical fertilizer. The major programme components covered under the promotion of green manure crops are as under : i. Field Demonstration ii. Awareness Programme.
Other BeneficiariesSC/ST, OBC
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Details Subsidy are given on the purchased of seeds & cost on production of seeds. 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)