Subsidized vegetable cultivation
Along with rabi crop, vegetable sowing has also started in the country. In such a situation, various steps are being taken by the government to increase the production of vegetable crops. In this context, the government is subsidizing farmers in vegetable cultivation to encourage more farmers to produce vegetables. Bihar State Govt Vegetable development project has begun. Under the scheme, grants will be given for cultivation of various vegetables.
Under the scheme, bundles of high value vegetables will be distributed among subsidized farmers. Under this scheme, the government is going to subsidize the cultivation of broccoli, capsicum, cucumber, brinjal, cauliflower, cabbage, potato, onion etc. The application process has started for this. Interested farmers can avail the benefits of this scheme by applying online.
How much grant will be given for vegetable cultivation?
Government of Bihar is subsidizing farmers on their seedlings including seeds of improved varieties of various vegetables. These include high value vegetable seeds (broccoli, colored capsicum and seedless cucumber and brinjal), hybrid vegetable seeds (cauliflower and cabbage – rabi season and chilli, brinjal and gourd – hot), onion seeds, potato seeds at single price. Percentage Assistance Grant. Farmers also need onions NHRDF 3 and 4 varieties of seeds and Kufri Chipsona potato chips will be manufactured under the subsidy.
How many seeds will be given to farmers in subsidy?
Under the Vegetable Development Scheme, farmers will be given subsidy on any one of the sub-components of vegetables up to the prescribed limit. Each farmer will be given vegetable seeds at a subsidy of minimum Rs 1000 and maximum Rs 10,000. Subsidy will be given to farmers having vegetable seeds on minimum 0.25 acre and maximum 2.5 acre seed.
Where can farmers get seeds and seedlings?
Government of Bihar has provided subsidized seeds and seeds of improved varieties of vegetables to the farmers. Vegetable seeds will be made available to farmers through Bichda Center of Excellence (Vegetables), Chandi Nalanda and vegetable seeds will be made available through Bihar State Seed Corporation, Patna. Ryot farmers can get the benefits of vegetable development scheme on the basis of land documents and non-ryot farmers can get the benefits on the basis of contract.
Where to apply for vegetable cultivation grant?
To avail the benefits of vegetable development scheme, farmers have to apply online. Note that the application process has started. In this situation, the farmers who want to take advantage of this scheme already have 13 digit DBT. Number required. Farmers who do not have this number db agriculture,Bihar,gov,inside You can get this number by registering. Farmers after getting registration number horticulture,Bihar,gov,inside You can apply by visiting the link.
Farmers can get specific information related to the project by contacting the Assistant Director of the concerned district. Or more information related to this project can be found on Horticulture Department website.