Schemes providing assistance
The Government is promoting organic fertilizers by providing financial assistance under the following schemes:-
- Under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) financial assistance is provided for promotion of Organic farming through adoption of organic village by cluster approach and PGS certification.
- Under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture financial assistance is provided for setting up vermicompost units @50% of the cost subject to a maximum of Rs.30,000/- per beneficiary.
- Under National Project on Management of Soil Health and Fertility (NPMSHF) there is provision for promotion of organic fertilizer up to Rs.500/- per hectare.
- Assistance is also available for organic fertilizers under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY).
Source:Press Information Bureau