Support from Government
Describes the list of government schemes providing financial assistance for promoting organic fertilizers
Schemes providing assistance
The Government is promoting organic fertilizers by providing financial assistance under the following schemes:-
- Under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) financial assistance is provided for promotion of Organic farming through adoption of organic village by cluster approach and PGS certification.
- Under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture financial assistance is provided for setting up vermicompost units @50% of the cost subject to a maximum of Rs.30,000/- per beneficiary.
- Under National Project on Management of Soil Health and Fertility (NPMSHF) there is provision for promotion of organic fertilizer up to Rs.500/- per hectare.
- Assistance is also available for organic fertilizers under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).
Source: Press Information Bureau