Farm Mechanization Program

1.     SCHEME CODE               :      MP-A-08

2.    PROGRAMME NAME    :   Promotion  Of  Farm Mechanisation In                                                                   Madhya Pradesh

3.    OBJECT OF PROGRAMME  :  To promote Farm Mechanisation Work                                                                  in M.P. 

4.    PRESENT STATUS                                           :     

1.        The growth of use of improved agricultural implement is less amongst small farmers

2.    Popularisation of  pow er drawn equipment in the state is much less in comparison to other states.

3.   Tractor density in the state is far below the national average as well as to other states.

4.    Farm power availability in the state is far below the national average.

5.   5.    ANALYSIS FOR LAST THREE YEARS :

 

YEAR

CENTRAL SHARE

EXPENDITURE

Previous Balance

Release

Total Amt. Available

Central

State

Total

2000-01

0.00

186.98

186.98

173.07

15.86

188.93

2001-02

0.00

495.00

495.00

431.21

47.92

479.16

2002-03

0.00

560.82

560.82

461.03

51.23

512.26

·     ·     Expenditure upto Dec. 2002

6. AREA OF OPERATION :  All the 45 districts of the state.

7. MAJOR AREAS OF CONCERN  :

Use of conventional and traditional implements.

Many farmers are reluctant of using improved equipments.

Agricultural labour is not available for seasonal operations due to industrial developments and demands very high and unjustified wages.  

8    INTERVENTIONS :

1. Replacement of conventional and traditional implements.

2.   To discourage the use of timber in manufacturing of agricultural implements and to promote the use of alternative materials.

3.      To reduce the physical labour and drudgery.

4.      To reduce the losses in different agricultural operations.

5.       To encourage the efficient and judicious use of seeds, fertilisers and insecticides etc.

6.           To complete different farm operations efficiently in comparatively less time withlower investment.

9. PROPOSED PROGRAMME COMPONENTS :

S.No.

COMPONENT   

EXPLANATION IN SUPPORT OF  COMPONENT

1

Distribution of Improved agricultural

 bullock-drawn implements and hand

tools.

For effective monitoring and   implementation, there should be only

 one scheme against the present

 approach through  a component in

 various schemes

2

Distribution of Power Tiller and Power operated improved agricultural equipment

3

Distribution of  tractors upto 35 HP

 10. JUSTIFICATION :

By using  improved  agricultural implements productivity can increase by 15 to 20%.Further it saves labour, time and money.Reducing man-hours and enhancing the power availability per hectare.Accrual of additional income by custom hiring of tractors and high value equipment.

11        OUTLAY PROPOSED  CONTRIBUTION OF GOI & STATE GOVT.

Year

GOI

State

Total

2003-04

500.00

55.56

555.56

12. PROPOSED PROGRAMME COMPONENTS

(Farm Mechanization)

Physical Targets & Financial Requirements 2003-04

 

S.No.

Component

Unit

Assistance

Rs./Unit

2003-04

Physical

Financial

1

Improved Bullock Drawn Implements & Hand Tools

Nos.

25%of the cost

100000

50.56

2

Power Tiller & Power Operated improved equipment Post Harvest Equipment

Nos.

25%of the cost

5000

85.00

3

Tractor up to 35 HP

Nos.

30000

1400

420.00

Total

   

555.56

GOI Share 90%

   

500.00

State Share 10%

   

55.56

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