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Horticulture

This topic covers the Information related to Horticulture schemes Assistance and Subsidy

What to Do?

  • Grow Horticultural Crops for higher income from lesser area.
  • For healthy crop use high quality planting material.
  • To keep fruits and vegetables fresh for longer period, use cold storage facility/cool houses.
  • Earn maximum profit by adopting correct method of harvesting, cleaning, grading, processing and packaging.
  • Produce off-season vegetables and flowers in poly-houses, low tunnels.

What Can You Get?

Assistance under Horticulture

S.No Type of Assistance Criteria for Assistance / Maximum Limit Scheme / Component
Subsidy Maximum Subsidy per Unit Area
1 Vegetable Seed Production (Maximum 5 ha / beneficiary)

a. Open Pollinated crops

b. Hybrid seed

i) For public sector - 100 %
ii) For private sector - 35% in general area, 50% in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep
Islands. Ouput target will be fixed by each state. In case of hybrid seed, output target will be fixed by each state / beneficiary before releasing funds.
Rs.35,000/- for open polliintaed crops
Rs 1,50,000/- for Hybrid
Seeds
Sub Schemes of NHM & HMNEH under MIDH
2 Hi-tech Nursery (2-4 ha unit)

i) For public sector - 100 % limited to Rs 100 lakh / unit.

ii. In case of private sector, 40% of cost, as credit linked back-ended subsidy subject to a max of Rs 40 lakh /unit for a max. of 4 ha as project based activity on prorata basis. Each nursery will produce a minimum of 50,000 numbers / ha of mandated perennial fruit crops / tree species / etc crops / year duly certified for its quality.

Rs.25.00 lakhs per ha -do-
3 Small Nursery (1ha unit)

i) For public sector - 100 %

ii. In case of private sector,  credit linked back-ended subsidy of cost,  subject to a max of Rs 7.5 lakh as project based activity.  Each nursery will produce a minimum of 25,000 numbers / ha of mandated perennial fruit crops / tree species / etc crops / year duly certified for its quality.50% of cost, as credit linked back-ended subsidy.
Rs.15.00 lakhs per ha -do-
4 Establishment of new orchard  (For a maximum area of 4 ha per beneficiary)
i

Fruits
(a) Cost intensive crops

i) Fruits like Kiwi, Grape, Passion fruit, etc (with integration of drip)




(ii) Fruits (without drip irrigation)

Max. of Rs 1.6 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc  (3 installments of 60:20:20 subject to survival rate
of 75% in 2nd year and 90% in 3 rd year. 50% assistance in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep Islands)

Max. of Rs 0.5 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc  (3 installments of 60:20:20 subject to survival rate
of 75% in 2nd year and 90% in 3 rd year. 50% assistance in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep Islands)

Rs 4 lakh per ha.






 

Rs 1.25 lakh per ha

-do-

b. Strawberry (with integration of drip)

 

Strawberry (without integration of drip)

Max. of Rs 1.12 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc

Max. of Rs 0.50 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc

50% assistance in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep Islands)

Rs 2.80 lakh/ha

 

 

Rs 1.25 lakh per ha

-do-

c. Banana sucker (with integration of drip)

 

 

Banana sucker (without integration of drip)

Max. of Rs 0.80 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc in 2 installments (75:25)

Max. of Rs 0.35 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc in 2 installments (75:25)

50% assistance in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep Islands)

Rs 2 lakh / ha

 

 

 

Rs 87,500 / ha

do-

d. Banana tissue culture (with integration of drip)

 

 

Banana tissue culture (without integration of drip)

Max. of Rs 1.20 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc in 2 installments (75:25)

Max. of Rs 0.50 lakh / ha. 40 % of cost for planting materials and cost of drip, INM, etc in 2 installments (75:25)

50% assistance in NE, TSP, A&N and Lakshadweep Islands)

Rs 3 lakh / ha

 

 

 

Rs 1.25 lakh / ha
do-
5 Spices
(Maximum 4 ha / beneficiary)




(a) Seed Spices and
Rhizomatic Spices
40% in general area, 50% in NE
and TSP areas
Rs. 12,000/- per ha
Rs.15,000/- per ha
Sub Schemes of NHM & HMNEH under MIDH

(b) Perennial Spices (black
pepper, cinnamon, clove and
nutmeg)
40% in general area, 50% in NE
and TSP areas
Rs. 20,000/- per ha
Rs.25,000/- per ha
6 Flowers (Loose bulbous and
cut flowers) (Maximum 2
hectares / beneficiary)
40% (small and marginal
farmers), 25% other farmers
(50% in NE and TSP areas)
Rs 16,000/- per ha to
Rs 60,000/- per ha
-do-
7 Aromatic Plants (Maximum 4
hectares/beneficiary)
40% in general area, 50% in NE
and TSP areas
Rs 16,000/- per ha to
Rs 40,000/- per ha
-do-
8 Plantation Crops (Cashew,
Cocoa including replanting)
(Maximum 4 hectares /
beneficiary).
40% in general, 50% in NE and
TSP areas (3 installments of
60:20:20 subject to survival rate
of 75% in 2nd year and 90% in 3 rd
year)
Rs 40,000/- per ha with integration Rs 20,000/- per ha without integration -do-
9 Rejuvenation of old orchards
(Maximum 2 ha/beneficiary)
50% of total cost Rs 20,000/- per ha -do-
10 Bee Keeping for Pollination
Support (Maximum 50 colonies / beneficiary)




(a) Honey Bee Colony 50% of cost Rs 800/- per colony -do-

(b) Bee Hives 50% of cost Rs 800/- per hive
11 Protected Cultivation
(a) Green House
Fan & Pad System (limited to
4000 sq m per beneficiary)

50% of cost (15% higher for hilly
areas)
Rs 700/- to Rs 825/- per
sqm
-do-

Naturally Ventilated System
(Maximum 4000 sq m per
beneficiary)
50% of cost (15% higher for hilly
areas)
(i) Rs 422/- to Rs 530/-
per sq m. Tubular structure
(ii) Rs 270/- per sq m.
wooden structure
(iii) Rs 225/- per sq m.
Bamboo structure
-do-

(b) Shade Net House:
Tubular structure (Maximum
1000 sq m per beneficiary)
50% of cost
(15% higher for hilly areas)
Rs 355/- per sq m -do-

Bamboo & Wooden Structure
(Maximum 200 sq m per
beneficiary limited to 5 units)
50% of cost
(15% higher for hilly areas)
Rs 180/- and Rs 246 per
sq m. for bamboo and
wooden structures
respectively
-do-

(c) Plastic Mulch 50% of cost
(15% higher for hilly areas)
Rs 16,000/- ha -do-

(d) Plastic Tunnel: (Maximum 1000 sq m/ beneficiary) 50% of cost
(15% higher for hilly areas)
Rs 300/- per sq m -do-
12 Integrated Post Harvest
Management


Sub Schemes of NHM, HMNEH & NHB under MIDH

a) Pack house / On farm
Collection & Storage unit
50% of cost Rs 2.00 lakhs per unit with size of 9m x 6m -do-

b) Integrated pack house with
facilities for grading, sorting etc.
35% in general areas, 50% in
Hilly and scheduled areas as
credit-linked back-ended subsidy
Rs 17.50 lakhs per unit with size 9m x 18m -do-

c) Pre Cooling Unit
35% in general areas, 50% in
Hilly and scheduled areas as
credit-linked back-ended subsidy
Rs 8.75 lakhs per unit for 5 MT capacity -do-

d) Mobile Pre Cooling Unit -do-


e) Cold Storage Units
(Construction/Expansion and
modernization) (Maximum 5000 MT capacity)
-do- (i)Rs 2800/- per MT for Type 1 (ii)Rs 3500/- per MT for Type 2
(iii) Rs3500/- MT for Type 2 with add on component of controlled atmosphere technology
-do-

f) Ripening Chamber
(maximum of 300 MT)
-do- Rs 0.35 lakh/MT

National Bamboo Mission (NBM) under MIDH

S.No Type of Assistance Criteria for Assistance / Maximum Limit Scheme / Component
Subsidy Maximum Subsidy per Unit Area
13 A) Production of Planting
Material


i) Hi-tech Nursery (2 ha)

ii) Small Nursery (0.5 ha)
40% of cost as credit-linked
back-ended subsidy.



Rs  16.00 lakhs/unit

Rs  5.00 lakhs/unit
Sub-schemes of
National Bamboo
Mission (NBM) under
MIDH

B) Area expansion under Bamboo
i) Forest Areas/ Public land
(Through JFMC/ Panchayati
Raj Institutions / SHGs,
Women group etc.
i) 100% of cost in three
installments (50:25:25) in three
years

ii) Non Forest Areas
i) Rs 42,000/- ha


ii) 35% of cost in 3
installments over a
period of 3 years, limited
to 4 ha per beneficiary
Rs 10,500/- ha
Rs 14,700/- ha with drip irrigation

C) Improvement of existing
Stock / Forest in Forest areas
40% cost limited to 2 ha per
beneficiary
Rs 8,000/- ha

D) Integrated Post Harvest
Management




Post harvest storage and
treatment facilities for bamboo
40% of cost, as credit-linked
back-ended subsidy
Rs 10.00 lakhs

National Horticulture Board (NHB)

S.No Type of Assistance Criteria for Assistance / Maximum Limit Scheme / Component
Subsidy Maximum Subsidy per Unit Area
14 A) Development of
Commercial Horticulture

i) Open field conditions
40% of project cost in general
areas and 50% of project cost for NE, Hilly and scheduled areas, as credit linked back-ended subsidy
Rs 30.00 lakhs per project (Rs 37.50 lakhs for date palm, saffron, olive) for projects covering areas over 2 ha Sub scheme of NationalHorticulture Board (NHB) under MIDH

ii) Protected cover 50% of project cost as credit
linked back ended-subsidy.
Rs 56.00 lakhs per
project.


iii) Integrated Post Harvest
Management Ripening Chamber, Reefer Van, Retail Outlet, Pre- Cooling Unit etc
.
35% of project cost in general
areas and 50% of cost in NE,
Hilly and Scheduled areas.
Rs 50.75 lakhs per
project.


a) Cold Storage Units 35% of project cost (50% in NE, Hilly and Scheduled areas) for capacity above 5000MT, as credit linked back ended subsidy Rs 2660/MT for Type 1
Rs 3225/MT for Type 2
Rs 3500/MT for Type 2
with add on components
of controlled atmosphere technology.
Sub Schemes of NHB
under MIDH

Coconut Development Board

S.No Type of Assistance Criteria for Assistance / Maximum Limit Scheme / Component
Subsidy Maximum Subsidy per Unit Area
15 A) Production and distribution of quality planting material

Sub scheme of Coconut Development Board
(CDB) under MIDH

i) Distribution of hybrids/ dwarf seedlings in Govt./ private sector i) 25% of cost, for a maximum of Rs 25,000 seedlings/acre Rs 9.00 per seedling -do-

ii) Establishment of Nucleus
Coconut Garden
ii) 25% of cost, for a maximum of 4 ha Rs 1.5 lakhs / ha -do-

iii) Establishment of Small
Coconut Nursery
iii) 100% cost for both Public and Private sectors Rs 2.00 lakhs / unit of 0.4 ha -do-

B) Expansion of Area under Coconut

-do-

a) Normal area 25% of cost, for a maximum of 4 ha per beneficiary, in two equal installments Rs 7500/- ha -do-

b) Hilly and Scheduled Areas 25% of cost, for a maximum of 4 ha per beneficiary, in two equal installments Rs 15,000/- ha -do-

C) Technology Mission Coconut

-do-

a) Development and
adoption of technologies for
management of insect pests and disease affected gardens
50% of cost for development and demonstration and 25% of cost for adoption Rs 25.00 lakhs for development, Rs 12.50 lakhs for demonstration and
Rs 6.25 lakhs for adoption
-do-

b) Development and adoption of technologies for processing and product diversification 75% of cost for development
50% of cost demonstration
and 25% of cost for adoption
Rs 26.25 lakhs for development, Rs 12.50 lakhs for demonstration and Rs 6.25 lakhs for adoption -do-

D) Replanting & Rejuvenation of Old Coconut Gardens

Sub- scheme of CDB
under MIDH

a) Cutting & removing old/
senile palms
Rs 1000/- palm limited to 32
palms/ha
Rs 32,000/- ha -do-

b) Assistance for replanting 50% of cost subject to maximum of Rs 4000/- ha Rs 40/- per seedling -do-

c) Improvement of existing coconut gardens through integrated management
practices
25% of cost in two equal
installments
Rs 17,500/- ha -do-

E) Coconut Palm Insurance
Scheme
75% of cost of premium of which 50% of insurance premium by CDB and 25% by State Government Rs 3.52 per palm for trees in the age group of 4-15 years and Rs 4.76/ palm in the age group of 16-60 years -do-

Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) with sub schemes NHM, HMNEH, National Bamboo Mission, Coconut Development Board and National Horticulture Board.

  • Hectare unless otherwise stated
  • Cost norms means upper limit of cost for calculation of subsidy

Whom to Contact?

District Horticulture Officer/Dy. Director (Horticulture) at District Level and Director, Horticulture at State level

Source: Department of Agriculture & Cooperation

2.95454545455
sandip rakh Mar 05, 2016 07:21 PM

horticulture is very beneficially for farmer. but district ofiice and bank does not give response

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