Hi - Tech Agriculture

H/A: 2401-00-113-82Rs. 200.00 lakh

During the year 2021-22, an amount of 190.00 lakh is earmarked as support for establishment of Micro Irrigation/ Fertigation/ Open precision Farming as additional subsidy to top up Centrally Sponsored scheme of PMKSY on the concept of Per Drop More Crop. 25 percent assistance will be provided from state plan fund.

The components of the scheme are shown below:

In order to support the entrepreneurs, it is proposed to develop a network of experts and support groups at state and district level in association with an institution. The support group covering VHSE people, retired or other professionals could be trained for the purpose. The support for human resource development is for promoting Hi-tech agriculture through State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI). An amount of 10.00 lakh is set apart for the component.  A portion of the outlay will be utilized for the development of demonstration unit at SAMETI.