Horticulture Schemes

Name of the SchemeFRUIT DEVELOPMENT SCHEME
ObjectivesTo make available to the farmers good quality planting materials in convergence mode and sale at subsidised rates.
Pattern Of AssistanceQuality planting materials for sale at 50% subsidy and free of cost to the farmers under convergent mode with MGNREGA
Type Of Assistance And Entitlement (IF Any) EntitlementOwantum of Assistance
1. To promote fruit cultivation by making available to farmer good quality planting materials including horticultural tools and implements.1.) (i)50% subsidy sale to the farmers. (ii) Free sampling of planting materials for convergent mode with MGNREGA.
2. Citrus rejuvenation programme for the senile orchard by providing planting materials for gap filling and the organic based plant protection measures.2. 100% assistance.
3. Creeper fruit plants like- Kiwi, Grapes etc. permanent trellies system are provided but planting and erection are to be done by farmers.3. 75% subsidy assistance limited to 500 sqm per beneficiaries.
Eligibility CriteriaBonafide farmers engaged in Agriculture, possessing own or leased land of at least 0.2 (hectares) or more.
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