Seeds - Schemes

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What to do?

1. Always use recommended variety of seeds as per local climate and adopt recommended seed rate and spacing.

2. Replace seeds of wheat, paddy, barley, pulses (except arhar), oilseeds (except rapeseed, mustard and sunflower), maize etc. once in three years, that of arhar, rapeseed, mustard and sunflower once in two years and hybrid/BT seeds every year.

3. Always procure certified seeds from authorized agencies and store the seeds in a cool, dry and clean place.

4. Always use treated seeds for sowing and test for purity, quality and germination before sowing.

Scheme NameType of  AssistancePattern of Assistance
Development and Strengthening of Infrastructure Facilities for Production
and Distribution of Quality Seeds
Assistance for boosting seed production in private sector including individual/ entrepreneurs, self help groups etc. Credit linked back ended capital subsidy at the rate of 25% of project cost limited ₹  25 lakh per unit
Initiative for Nutritional Security Through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)a. Pearl Millet Hybrid b. HYVs of other Millets ₹ 30 ₹ 10
Seed Mini Kits of high Yielding Varieties : Pearl Millet Hybrids and HYVs of other MilletsFree
Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil palm and Maize (ISOPOM)All oilseeds (Groundnut,  Sunflower, Toria, Safflower, Mustard, Rapeseed, Til, Castor) and Maize50% of the cost or ₹ 12 whichever is less.
Oil-palm Sprouts75% of the cost of oil-palm sprouts for total land holding of the farmers with a ceiling of ₹ 7500 per hectare.
Cultivation cost as assistance for gestation period for oil palm₹15500/ per hectare in 4 years
All Oilseeds (Groundnut, Linseed, Sunflower, Toria, Safflower, Mustard, Til,   Rapeseed, Castor) and Maize₹ 10
Seed Mini Kits of high Yielding Varieties : All Oilseeds (Groundnut, Linseed, Sunflower, Toria, Safflower, Mustard,  Rapeseed, Castor) and MaizeFree
Jute Technology Mission (JTM) - (Mini Mission-IICertified Seeds of Jute and Mesta50% of the cost or ₹ 20 whichever is less
Jute and Mesta (i) Foundation Seed Production (ii) Certified Seed Production(i) ₹ 30 or 50% of the cost(whichever is less) (ii) ₹ 7 or 25% of the cost (whichever is less) 
Macro Management of Agriculture (MMA)(i) Paddy and Wheat (ii) Hybrid Paddy seeds(i) 50% of cost or ₹ 5 (whichever is less) (ii) 50% of cost or ₹ 20 (whichever is less)
(i) Bajra, Sorghum, Ragi and Barley (ii) Hybrid Bajra/Sorghum(i) 50% of the cost or ₹ 8 (whichever is less) (ii) ₹10
National Food Security Mission (NFSM)All pulses (Arhar, Moong, Urd, Lentil, Pea, Gram,  Rajma and Moth)50% of the cost or ₹ 12 whichever is less
Hybrid Rice Seeds All pulses (Arhar, Moong, Urd, Lentil, Pea, Gram,  Rajma and Moth)₹ 10
Purchase of breeder seeds of pulses from ICAR/SAUsFull cost to be reimbursed
Seed Mini Kits of high Yielding Varieties : Paddy and Wheat All pulses (Arhar, Moong, Lentil, Pea, Gram, Luvluv, Rajma and Moth)Free
(i) Paddy and Wheat (ii) Hybrid Paddy seeds(i) 50% of cost or ₹ 5 (whichever is less) (ii) 50% of cost or ₹ 20 (whichever is less)
Seed Village ProgrammeAssistance for procuring seeds storage bin of 20 qtl. Capacity.25% of the cost subject to maximum of ₹ 2000/- (33% of the cost subject to a maximum of ₹ 3000/- for SC/ST farmers).
Assistance for making seeds storage bin of 10 qtl. capacity 25% subject to maximum of ₹ 1000/-@ 33%  subject to maximum of ₹ 1500/- to SC/ST farmers
For all crops Distribution of foundation/certified seeds for production of quality seeds to improve the quality of farm saved seeds 50% of the cost of seeds.
Assistance for training on seed production and seed technology for a group of 50 to 150 farmers.₹ 15,000 per Training (for three day training day training):  (i) At the time of sowing of seed crop: training on seed production technique, isolation distance, sowing practices, other agronomic practices.  (ii) At the time of flower initiation stage of the crop.  (iii) After harvest and at the time of seed
Technology Mission on Cotton (TMC) - Mini Mission-IICertified seeds of cotton₹ 20
Cotton Seed(i) Foundation seed production(ii) Certified Seed production(i) ₹ 50 or 50% of the cost(whichever is less)(ii) ₹ 15 or 25% of the cost (whichever is less)


 

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