Horticulture Schemes

Name of the SchemeREGIONAL CENTRE FOR TRAINING AND PRODUCTION OF MUSHROOM
ObjectivesTo train farmers in the method of mushroom cultivation, to supply quality spawn and pasteurised compost to farmers.
Pattern Of AssistanceSupply of spawns at 50%subsidy and compost at 50% subsidy.
Type Of Assistance And Entitlement (IF Any) EntitlementOwantum of Assistance
1.Sale of Button, Oyster spawns and compost to Mushroom growers at Mushroom Development Centre.1.50% subsidy sale to the growers.
2.Construction of compost shed under Assistant Director of Horticulture, Mushroom Development Centre, Upper Shillong.2. 50% assistance.
3. Financial assistance to Mushroom growers @ ` 22,000 per unit under District Horticulture Officer, West Garo Hills.3. 50% assistance.
Eligibility CriteriaBonafide farmers engaged in Agriculture, possessing own or leased land of at 0.2 (hectares) or more.
How to AvailBonafide farmers can apply in plain paper
Mode of Selection of Beneficiary(s)Bonafide and progressive farmers on first come first serve basis.
Whom to Contact1.District Horticulture Officer
2.Assistant Director of Horticulture (Mushroom) Upper Shillong.