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Training and Extension for Farmers

Training and Extension for Farmers

What to Do?

  • 24,000 functionaries dedicated for agricultural extension are being provided at the Block level and below, under the Extension Reforms scheme being implemented through ATMA. Contact them or any other functionary of the State Government in Agriculture and allied departments to get answers for your queries, information about any Programme / Scheme and appropriate technologies for the area or individual farmer.
  • Set up or participate in Farm School or Demonstration Plot.
  • Get exact information from the web and get your farm registered through hand-held device.
  • Tune in to agriculture related programmes on Doordarshan (18 Regional, 1 National, 180 Low Power transmitters), FM Radio Stations (96), Kisan Channel or even some private channels to get latest knowledge and information
  • Contact the nearest Kisan Call Centre (KCC) on toll free number 1800-180-1551 for answers to your specific queries through the KCC agents or through senior experts from 6 AM to 10 PM on all 365 days in a year.
  • Students with agriculture qualification can get 2 months training free of cost and can establish Agri-Clinic/Agri-Business Centre with the help of bank loan along with 36% Composite Subsidy (44% in case of SC/ST/ North East and Hill Regions/Women).
  • Participate in exposure visits and trainings for progressive farmers.
  • Get selected information & services from the web through interactive SMS (USSD) without internet on your mobile.
  • Access Farmers’ Portal to get location specific information (including package of practices, list of dealers, crop advisories etc.). Get advisories & services from SMS Portal for Farmers by getting registered through Kisan Call Centre or Pull SMS (KISAAN REG <Your Name>,<first four characters of State>,<first four characters of District>,<first four characters of block>) at 51969 or 9212357123.

    What you can get?

    S.No.Type of AssistanceQuantum of AssistanceScheme
    A: Assistance for Training and capacity building of Farmers
    1Training of groups of 50-150 farmers on
    seed production and seed technology
    Rs. 15,000/- per groupSeed Village Programme
    (SMSP)
    2Assistance for training on seed production and seed technology for a group of 50 to 150 farmers.

    Rs. 15,000 per training

    (i) At the time of sowing of seed crop: training on seed production technique, isolation distance, sowing practices and other agronomic practices.

    (ii) At the time of flower initiation stage of the crop.

    (iii) After harvest and at the time of seed processing

    Certified seed production of oilseeds, pulses, fodder and green manure crops through Seed Village Programme, SMSP
    3
    Training of Farmers in recognized institutes (stipend, boarding, lodging and to & fro transportation cost would be provided to farmers).Rs.5200/- per farmer per monthPost Harvest Technology
    Management
    4
    Farmers’ trainingRs.24,000/- per training for 2 days for 30 farmers per batch (@ Rs.400/- per farmer per day).NMOOP
    5
    Training on plant protection measures to groups of 40 farmersi) Rs.29,200/- per Farmer Field School of NGOs/ Private Bodies
    ii) Rs.26,700/- in case of state govt. organisations.
    Plant Protection Scheme
    6
    Training on Repair, Maintenance, Operation and selection of various Agricultural Machinery & Equipments and Post Harvest ManagementRs.4000/- per person per week
    Sub-Mission on Agricultural
    Mechanisation (SMAM)
    7
    2 days training of farmers on Vegetable
    Production and Related Areas
    Rs.1500/- per training / farmer excluding
    transport
    Vegetable Initiative for
    Urban Clusters (VIUC)
    8
    Promotion of Farmers’ Associations/
    Groups of 15-20 farmers and tie up with
    Financial Institutions and Aggregators
    Rs.4075/- per farmer in three installments spread over 3 years
    VIUC
    9
    Organization of awareness programme
    for the farmers on the Gramin Bhandaran Yojana by National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur (for 3 days duration)
    Rs.30,000/- programmeGramin Bhandaran
    Yojana
    10
    Training of farmers outside the state upto 50 man-days / BlockRs.1250/- per farmer per day which includes transportation, boarding and lodging of farmersATMA Scheme (NMAET),
    Sub schemes NHM/
    HMNEH under MIDH
    11Training of farmers within the State
    (100 man-days / block)
    Rs.1000/- per farmer per day which includes transportation, boarding and lodging of farmersATMA Scheme (NMAET)
    12Training of farmers within the district
    (1000 man-days per Block)
    Rs.400/- per farmer per day which includes transportation, boarding and lodging of farmers for residential training; otherwise, Rs.250/- per farmer per day if training is not residentialATMA Scheme (NMAET),
    Sub schemes NHM/
    HMNEH under MIDH
    13Organization of demonstrations
    (125 demonstrations per Block)
    Upto Rs.4000/- per demonstration plot (0. 4 hectares)ATMA Scheme (NMAET)
    14Farm School (Training to 25 farmers per season at six critical stages of crop).Rs.29,414/- per Farm SchoolATMA Scheme (NMAET)
    15Exposure Visit of farmers outside the
    state for 7 days (4 farmers per Block)
    Rs.1000/- per farmer per day which includes transportation, boarding and lodging of farmersATMA Scheme
    16Exposure visit of farmers within the State for 5 days (32 farmers per Block)Rs.500/- per farmer per day which includes transportation, boarding and lodging of farmersATMA Scheme (NMAET),
    Sub schemes NHM/
    HMNEH under MIDH
    17Exposure Visit of farmers within the
    District not exceeding 3 days (100 farmers per Block)
    Rs.300/- farmer/ day which includes
    transportation, boarding and lodging of farmers
    ATMA Scheme
    18a) Capacity building, skill development
    of farmers’ groups and for other support
    services (for 20 groups per block)
    b) Seed Money to these groups as one time grant for taking up income generating activity
    c) Food Security Groups (2 groups / block)

    Rs.5000/- per group

     

    Rs.10,000/- per group

     

    Rs.10,000/- per group

    ATMA Scheme
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    Front Line Demonstrations (FLD )in selected villages by Soil Testing Laboratories


    Front Line Demonstration (FLD)

     

     

     

     


    (i) Rice, Wheat and Pulses

    (ii) Coarse Cereal/Nutri-Cereals

    2. Cluster Front Line Demonstration (FLD) of Pulses through KVKs

    Rs.20,000/- per demonstration



    100% of assistance to ICAR and ICRISAT with a ceiling of Rs.12,000/- per ha for groundnut, Rs.7,500/-per ha for soyabean, rapeseed, mustard,sun flower, Rs.6,000/- per ha for sesame,safflower, niger, linseed and castor and Rs.5000/-per ha .

    Maximum of one demonstration will be allowed to one farmer for an area of one hectare under each crop. Size of the FLD plot will be one hectare but not less than 0.4 hectare.

    Rs. 9000/- per ha

    Rs. 6000/- per ha

    Rs. 9000/- per ha

    National Project on
    Management of Soil
    Health & Fertility


    National Food Security Mission (Oil Seed & Oil Palm)

     

     

     

     

    NFSM

    NFSM

    NFSM

    20

    Demonstrations of Improved Packages of Practices by states

    (i) Rice & Wheat

    (ii) Pulses

    (iii) Coarse Cereal /Nutri-Cereals

    Cropping system based demonstrations by states only

    (i) Rice

    (ii) Wheat & Pulses

     

     

    Rs. 9000/- per ha

    Rs. 9000/- per ha

    Rs. 6000/- per ha

     

    Rs. 15000/- per ha

    Rs. 15000/- per ha

     

     

    NFSM &BGREI

    NFSM

    NFSM

     

    NFSM & BGREI

    NFSM

    21Field level Demonstration on alternative
    retting technologies(Jute Crop)
    Rs.20,000/- per demonstration(Rs.17,000/- for inputs and Rs.3000/- for contingency)NFSM: Commercial Crop Jute
    22FLD on production technologies /
    intercropping (Jute Crop)
    Rs. 9000 per ha. (Rs. 8000 for inputs &Rs. 1000 for contingencyNFSM: Commercial Crop Jute
    23Front Line Demonstration on ICM
    (Integrated Crop Management)
    Rs.8000/- per hectare (Rs.7000/- for inputs and Rs.1000/- for contingency)NFSM: Commercial Crop Cotton
    24Front Line Demonstration on Desi and ELs cotton and ELs cotton seed productionRs. 9000 per hectare (Rs. 8000 for inputs and Rs. 1000 for contingency)NFSM: Commercial Crop Cotton
    25Front line Demonstration on intercropping (0.4 ha size)Rs. 8000 per hectare (Rs. 7000 for inputs and Rs. 1000 for contingency)NFSM: Commercial Crop Cotton
    26Trials on High Density Planting SystemRs. 10,000 per ha (Rs. 9,000 for inputs and Rs. 1000 for contingency)NFSM: Commercial Crop Cotton
    27Demonstration on intercropping and single bud chip technology with sugarcaneRs. 9000 per ha. (Rs. 8000 for inputs and Rs. 1000 for contingency).NFSM : Commercial
    Crop Sugarcane
    28
    Cropping system based training-A group of 30 farmers in 4 session of each training at the beginning of each Kharif and Rabi season and one each in Rice/ Wheat/Pulses/Nutri-Cereals.Rs. 3500/- per session or Rs. 14000/-per trainingNFSM &BGREI
    29Block demonstration on fieldsRs. 10,000/- per ha. for groundnut, Rs. 6000/- per ha. for Soyabean, Rs. 3000/- per ha for Rapeseed, Mustard, Seasame, Linseed & Niger and Rs. 4000/- for SunflowerNFSM
    30
    Training on selection, operation and
    maintenance of tractors and other agricultural machines
    Stipend of Rs.1200/- per farmer along with to and fro charges in ordinary class and also free lodging for user level course for the duration of one week to six weeksPromotion and Strengthening of Agricultural Machines through Training, Testing and Demonstration
    31
    Training to farmers including field
    demonstrations; Capacity building of stakeholders /farmers through field visits on concept of Integrated Farming, Climate change adaptation, Good Agriculture Practices on soil, water and crop management.

    Rs.10,000/- per training session for 20
    participants or more.

    Rs.20,000/- per demonstration for a group of 50 participants or more.

    RAD component of NMSA
    32Training and Demonstration on Soil Health

    Training to farmers including field demonstrations; Rs. 10,000/-per training session for 20 participants or more. Rs. 20,000/-per Front Line Field Demonstration

    Do

    Source: Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare



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