Horticulture Schemes

Name of the SchemeVEGETABLE DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
ObjectivesTo promote vegetable production through HYV seeds/Hybrids/Improved/Open Pollinated seedlings, including assistance to farmers.
Pattern Of AssistanceSupply of seeds/ seedlings and garden tools at 50% sales subsidy.
Demonstration on improved method of vegetable cultivation at the rate 2,600 per farmer is provisioned.
Type Of Assistance And Entitlement (IF Any) EntitlementOwantum of Assistance
1. To promote vegetable production by providing hybrid, HYV and OP quality vegetable seed to farmers including horticultural tools and implements.1. 50% sale to the farmers.
To promote production of off- season and high value vegetable under protected cultivation by providing poly houses to farmers.2. 100% assistance for 100sqm per unit area.
3. To assist farmers in trellis making for squash and other creepers vegetables with locally available materials like bamboo wood etc. 3. . Assistance limited to 200 sqm per beneficiaries @ Rs. 10000/unit.
Eligibility CriteriaBonafide small and marginal farmers
How to AvailBonafide farmers can apply in plain paper through the nearest Horticulture Development Officer of a CD Block/ Horticulture Circle.
Mode of Selection of Beneficiary(s)Bonafide farmers on first come first serve basis.
Whom to Contact1.District Horticulture Officer
2.Horticulture Development Officer