Contingency Programme to meet Natural Calamities and Pests and Disease Endemic

H/A : 2401-00-800-91 Rs.750.00 lakh

The scheme is intended for creating a buffer stock of seeds of paddy and other annual crops for distribution to affected farmers in the event of natural calamities and resultant crop damages. Assistance for strengthening of bunds to prevent breaches during floods and for removal of debris will be in a need-based manner. An amount of 750.00 lakh is provided for the scheme during 2021-22.