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Title: Agricultural Marketing- Institutions and Schemes in India


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GOVERNMENT SCHEMES AND POLICIES IN MARKETING
AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE IN INDIA
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OUTLINE
  • Schemes offered by Ministry of Agriculture,
    Government of India
  • Schemes offered by Ministry of food Processing
    Industries, Government of India
  • Schemes offered by APEDA
  • Schemes for post harvest management for
    horticultural produce
  • Schemes Of National Co-operative Development
    Corporation
  • Schemes offered by commodity boards
  • Market research schemes

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Schemes of Ministry Of Agriculture, Government of
India
Scheme for Development of Agricultural Marketing
Infrastructure , Grading and Standardization
  • Reform linked investment scheme To encourage
    rapid devt. of infrastructure projects in
    agricultural and allied sectors including dairy
    , meat , fisheries and minor forest produce.
  • Investment subsidy 25 of the capital cost up to
    Rs 50 lakh on each project providing direct
    service delivery to producers/ farming community
    in Post harvest mgmt./Mktg. of their produce.
  • In case of North Eastern states , hilly and
    tribal areas and to SC/ST entrepreneurs and their
    co-operatives investment subsidy shall be 33.33
    of the capital cost up to Rs 60 lakh.
  • No upper ceiling on subsidy in respect of
    infrastructure projects of state agencies.

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Beneficiaries and infrastructure development
  • Applicable only in such states/ Union territories
    , which undertake reforms
  • in APMC act.
  • Promoters contribution in project cost to be
    decided by financing bank with minimum bank loan
    of 50 in general cases and 46.67 in hilly
    areas etc.
  • Infrastructure development
  • Market user common facilities like market yards ,
    platforms for loading , assembling and auctioning
    of the produce , weighing and mechanical handling
    equipments etc.
  • Functional infrastructure for assembling ,
    grading ,standardization , quality certification
    ,labeling, packaging , value addition facilities
  • Infrastructure for direct marketing from
    producers to consumers /processing units/ bulk
    buyers
  • Infrastructure for E-trading , market extension
    and market oriented production planning.
  • Mobile infrastructure for post harvest operations
    viz. grading , packaging , quality testing etc.
    (excluding transport equipment).

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  • Central Sector Scheme - Agmark Grading and
    Standardisation
  • Objectives of the scheme
  • Promotion of Grading and Standardisation of
    agricultural and allied commodities under
    Agricultural Produce (Grading Marking) Act,
    1937.
  • Eligibility
  • Parties desirous to grade their commodities
    under Agmark have to obtain Certificate of
    Authorisation.
  • For the purpose, they should have adequate
    infrastructure to process the commodity and
    access to an approved laboratory for the
    determination of quality and safety factors.

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Commodities under certification by AGMARK
  • Butter
  • Ghee
  • Vegetable Oils
  • Honey
  • Wheat Atta
  • Blended Edible
  • GroundSpices
  • Vegetable Oils
  • Fat
  • Spread Cotton



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  • CENTRAL GOVERNMENTR SCHEME - AGRICULTURAL
    MARKETING INFORMATION NETWORK
  • Objectives
  • To establish a nationwide information network for
    speedy collection and dissemination of market
    data for its efficient and timely utilization
  • To ensure flow of regular and reliable data to
    the producers, traders and consumers to derive
    maximum advantage out of their sales and
    purchases, and to increase efficiency in
    marketing by effective improvement in the
    existing market information system.
  • Pattern of assistance
  • 100 grant by Ministry of Agriculture,
    Government of India.
  • Eligibility
  • The eligible markets are identified in
    consultation with State Governments based on
    their volume handled and commercial importance in
    commodity flow of the Region/ State.

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AGRICULTURAL AND PROCESSED FOOD PRODUCTS EXPORT
DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
  • 1.Schemes For Development of Infrastructure
  • Objectives
  • Establishment of common infrastructure
    facilities by APEDA or any other Government or
    Public Sector agency like Airport Authority of
    India or Port Trust etc.
  • Scales Of Assistance For 10th Plan On
    Continuation Basis
  • 100 grant-in-aid
  • A)Assistance for purchase of specialized
    transport units for animal products, horticulture
    and floriculture sector.
  • Financial Assistance
  • 25 of the cost subject to a ceiling of
    Rs.2.50 lakhs per beneficiary.

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  • B)Assistance to exporters/ producers/ growers/
    Cooperative organization and federations for
    horticulture and floriculture sector for
  • 1.Mechanisation of harvest operation of the
    produce
  • 25 of the cost subject to a ceiling
    of Rs.5.00 lakhs per beneficiary
  • 2.Setting up of sheds for intermediate storage
    and grading/storage/cleaning operation of produce
  • 25 of the cost of equipment subject to a
    ceiling of Rs.5.00 lakhs per beneficiary
  • 3.a)Setting up of mechanized handling facilities
    including sorting, grading, washing, waxing,
    ripening, packaging palletisation etc
  • 25 of the cost of equipment subject to a
    ceiling of Rs.10.00 lakhs per beneficiary

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  • b) Setting up of pre cooling facilities etc. with
    proper air handling system/ cold storage for
    storing the produce
  • 25 of the cost of equipment subject to a ceiling
    of Rs.10.00 lakhs per beneficiary .
  • c) Providing facilities for preshipment
    treatment such as fumigation, X-ray screening,
    hot water dip treatment, Water softening Plant .
  • 25 of the cost of equipment subject to a ceiling
    of Rs.10.00 lakhs per beneficiary
  • d) Setting up of integrated post harvest-handling
    system (pack houses / green houses with any two
    or more of the above facilities)
  • 25 of the cost subject to a ceiling of Rs.25
    lakhs per beneficiary

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  • e) Setting up of vapor heat treatment,
    electronic beam processing or irradiation
    facilities
  • 50 of the cost subject to a ceiling of
    Rs.25 lakhs per beneficiary
  • f) Assistance for setting up of environment
    control system  e.g. pollution control, effluent
    treatment etc.
  • 25 of the cost subject to a ceiling
    of Rs.25 lakhs per beneficiary
  • Setting up of specialized storage facilites such
    as high humidity cold storage deep freezers,
    controlled atmosphere (CA) or modified atmosphere
    (MA) storage etc.
  • 25 of the cost subject to a ceiling
    of Rs.10 lakhs per beneficiary

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  • Schemes for Market Development
  • A) Activity for development of packaging
    standards and design.
  • i) APEDAs internal scheme for
    development work through involvement of
    institutions / organization in India and abroad
    with the cost sharing with exporters and / or
    organizations involved in the export promotion.
  • Maximum amount in case of
    sharing with exporters/ organization is Rs.5
    lakhs.
  • ii) Assistance to exporters for use of
    packaging material as per standards and
    specifications developed or adopted by APEDA. 30
    subject to ceiling of Rs.1.50 lakhs per
    beneficiary.

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  • B) i) Development and dissemination of market
    information data base on products,
    infrastructure, markets and pre-feasibility
    surveys / study etc.
  • 100 to be implemented by APEDA.
  • ii) Assistance to exporters, growers
    organizations, trade associations for conducting
    surveys, feasibility studies etc.
  • 50 of the total cost subject to ceiling of
    Rs.2.00 lakhs per beneficiary.
  • iii) Assistance to Semi Government, State
    Government, Public Sector Undertakings for
    Conducting surveys, feasibility studies etc.
  • 50 of the project cost subject to ceiling of
    Rs.10 lakhs per beneficiary.

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  • C) i) Supply of material samples, product
    literature, development of web site advertisement
    etc, for publicity and market promotion for fairs
    / events organised / sponsored by APEDA -100 of
    the cost
  • ii) Publicity promotion through
    preparation of product literature, Publicity
    material, advertisement, film etc by APEDA - 100
    of the cost.
  • iii) Brand publicity through advertisement
    etc. -40 of the cost subject to a ceiling of Rs.
    1 lakh per beneficiary.
  • iv) Export promotion by APEDA undertaking
    activities like buyer-seller meet product
    promotion, exchange of delegations, participation
    in Exhibitions / Fairs / events etc. - 100 of
    the cost.

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Schemes for Quality Development A)
i)Assistance to exporters, producers, trade
associations, public institutions etc. for
setting up / strengthening laboratories - 50 of
the total cost subject to a ceiling of Rs.5 lakhs
per beneficiary. ii) Assistance to
exporters producers for installing quality
management, quality assurance and quality control
system such as ISO series, HACCP, TQM etc.
including consultancy, quality improvement and
certification for these - 50 of the cost subject
to a ceiling of Rs.2 lakhs per beneficiary for
each system iii) Activities related to
standardization and quality control such as
preparation of quality assurance manuals,
guidelines, documents standards, upgradation and
recognition of labs for export testing,
certifying exporters as Premium Quality Exporters
etc. pesticide management program, national and
international standardization activities - 100
internal scheme of APEDA.
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  • iv) Upgradation and recognition of labs for
    export testing
  • For upgradation up to 50 of cost for private
    labs and up to 100 of the cost for Central /
    State Government / University laboratories
    subject to a maximum of Rs.50 lakhs.
  • Testing of water, soil residues of pesticide,
    veterinary drugs, hormones, toxins,
    contaminants in agricultural produce / products.
  • 50 of the cost of tests subject to a ceiling of
    Rs.2000 per sample.
  • Payment shall be made direct to laboratories and
    not to individual exporter.

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  • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
  • An Integrated System for Export Promotion and
    Support Schemes viz.,
  • 1. Financial Assistance Scheme (FAS)
  • 2. Market Development Assistance Scheme (MDA)
  • 3. Transport Assistance (Air/Sea)
  • that are managed and run by APEDA.This system
    provides the facility for the exporter to apply
    for Financial Assistance online and also at any
    point of time can check the status of already
    submitted application(s).
  • To avail this facility the exporter need to logon
    with the USER ID and PASSWORD along with APEDA
    Registration No. already provided by APEDA for
    online applications.
  • An Application Tracking Number (ATN) will be
    generated, along with an Acknowledgement on
    successful submission of application.
  • Exporter should print this acknowledgement and
    attach as covering sheet along with other
    documents on submission to the appropriate APEDA
    office.

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Development of Commercial Horticulture through
Production and Post-Harvest Management i)
Production Related ii) PHM/ Processing
related Production related components - Credit
linked projects relating to establishment of
hi-tech commercial production units involving
any of the following items are eligible for
assistance under this component - i)
High quality commercial horticulture crops
II) Indigenous crops / produce, herbs, spices
iii) Aromatic Medicinal Plant iv) Seed
Nursery v) Bio-Technology, micro-biology,
bio-chemistry, bio-diversity tissue culture
vi) Protected cultivators vii)
Bio-pesticides
Schemes of National Horticultural Board
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  • viii)Organic fertilizers, organic foods,
    bio-dynamic farming, vermi-compost
  • ix) Establishment of Hort. Health clinics /
    laboratories
  • x) Hydroponics, Aeroponics
  • xi) Beekeeping and its products
  • xii) Mushrooms and its products
  • xiii) Nuts and its products

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  • Pattern of Assistance
  • Credit linked back-ended subsidy _at_ 20 of the
    total project cost limited to Rs 25 lakh per
    project in general area and Rs 30.00 lakh in NE
    Region, Hilly and Scheduled areas.
  • However, for capital intensive and high value
    crops under protected cultivation and open air
    cultivation of date palm, olive and saffron
    subsidy will be _at_ 25 of project cost with
    ceiling of Rs.50 lakh (33 of project cost with
    ceiling of Rs.60 lakh for scheduled and hilly
    areas).

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II Primary Processing related components -
credit linked projects involving the following
items are eligible forassistance under this
component
  • Washing, drying, sorting, grading, waxing,
    packing, palletizing, freezing units etc.
  • Pre-cooling units / Cool Stores
  • Reefer Van / Containers
  • Specialized Transport Vehicle
  • Retail outlets
  • Auction platform
  • Ripening / curing chamber
  • Market yards / rope ways
  • Irradiation / Vapour Heat Treatment unit

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  • x) Primary processing of products (fermentation,
    extraction, distillation, juice vending, pulping,
    dressing, cutting, chopping, dehydration etc.
  • Natural colour and dyes extraction
  • xii) Essential oils, perfumery and cosmetics out
    of horticulture products
  • Products out of horticulture waste
  • Horticulture ancillary industry for promoting
    indigenous manufacturing of horticulture related
    farm tools machineries, equipments, plastics
    containers, packaging etc.
  • Adoption of Quality Assurance Systems (HACCP,
    TQM, ISO, Euro-GAP etc.)
  • Plastic Crates and Bins, Cartons, Aseptic
    Packaging and Nets.

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Pattern of Assistance Credit linked
back-ended subsidy _at_ 40 of the total project
cost limited to Rs 50 lakh per project in general
area and _at_ 55 of project cost limited to Rs
60.00 lakh in Hilly and Scheduled areas. pattern
of assistance for plastic crates will be 50 of
the total cost. The subsidy to be released to
the leading Financial Institution on the
completion of project as in the case of cold
storage projects approved by the Government For
projects in the cooperative sector funded by
NCDC, the subsidy would be through NCDC  .
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Capital Investment Subsidy for construction/expans
ion/ modernization of cold storage/ storages for
horticulture produce.
  • Components -
  • Credit linked projects relating to Cold Storages
    including Controlled Atmosphere (CA) and Modified
    Atmosphere (MA) Stores, pre-cooling units, other
    Storages for onion, etc., their modernization are
    eligible for assistance under this component.
  • Pattern of Assistance
  • The assistance will be as credit linked
    back-ended subsidy _at_ 40 of the capital cost of
    project in general areas and 55 in case of Hilly
    Scheduled Areas for a maximum storage capacity
    of 5000 MT per project for item (i)to (iv) below
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  • General conditions for cold storage projects
  • Multi-chamber cold storages with mezzanine floors
    of RCC and or wooden structure for products not
    requiring precooling, temperature range 0C plus
    to 16C or above with fin-coil cooling system,
    with control system for humidity (RH 80 to 95
    in general and 65-70 for onion garlic or
    appropriate level for seed storage etc) and
    appropriate handling of stored commodity with
    safety system against accidents of fire, leakage
    of refrigerant etc.
  • Minimum of two chambers, Standard
    insulation material, with civil structure,
    insulations and cooling system as per prescribed
    Standards - _at_ Rs 6,000 per MT

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  • ii) Multi-chamber and Multi-Product cold storage
    for whole range of horticulture produce but
    without pre-cooling system (temperature range
    from -2C or lower to 16C plus (with
    temperature, humidity and CO2 control (RH 80 to
    95 for F V in general and 65-70 for onion
    garlic or appropriate level for seed storage
    etc), fin-coil cooling system and energy saving
    devices for peak and lean load period, heat
    exchanger with CO2 control system, appropriate
    technology for control of microorganism / dust
    mite and mechanical handling of stored commodity
    such as racks, pallets forklift / stacker (as
    per site conditions) bags/ bins and crates/ CFB
    boxes and also safety devices against accident.
  • With civil structure/ pre-fabricated engg.
    Structure, insulation, cooling system etc as per
    prescribed standards excluding cold storage with
    mezzanine floors _at_ Rs 7000/- per M
  • (b) With civil structure/ pre-fabricated engg.
    structure, insulation, cooling system etc. as per
    prescribed standards (excluding cold storage with
    mezzanine floors) and having on-farm or off-farm
    pack house facility of washing/ de-sapping (as
    per requirement), drying, sorting, grading,
    waxing, packing etc and pre-cooling _at_Rs 8000/-
    per MT.

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  • iii) Modernization of Cold Storages
  • Up gradation of thermal insulation
  • Up gradation of cooling system, refrigeration,
    air flow, electric installation, handling
    devices, safety devices etc.
  • Project based _at_ maximum 1000/MT for
  • (i) and up to Rs. 2000/MT for
  • (ii) above
  • Benefit of (i) and (ii) above may go
    together for complete modernization.
  • iv) CA Storages (_at_ Rs 32,000 per MT)
  • v) Credit components as means of finance of the
    project should be term loan from banking or non
    banking financial institutions and should be at
    least 15 more than the admissible rate of
    subsidy.

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  • vi) Only such projects under this component shall
    be eligible to get financial assistance as per
    revised norms, which meet prescribed minimum
    technical standards this shall be ascertained as
    per implementation protocols prescribed in this
    regard.
  • vii) Rack, pallets and design-appropriate system
    for mechanized handling are incorporated in above
    type designs.\
  • viii) In respect of projects, which have addition
    of components or technically recommended
    different combinations of components of
    pre-cooling, pack house etc, the normative cost
    shall be worked out by the Committee of the Board
  • ix) NHB assistance is available only when
    notified latest technical standards and protocol
    for the purpose by the Ministry of Agriculture
    are followed by the beneficiary.

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Technology Development and Transfer for promotion
of Horticulture
  • Components
  • Introduction of New Technology
  • Visit of progressive farmers
  • Promotional and Extension Activities
  • Technical knowhow from India/Abroad
  • Technology Awareness
  • Organising/participation in seminars/symposia/exhi
    bitions
  • Udyan Pandit

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  • viii) Publicity and Films
  • x) Awareness for technology up gradation and
    markets
  • xi) Honorarium to scientists for effective
    transfer of technology.
  • xii) Accreditation and Rating of Horticulture
    Nurseriesxii) Mother Plant Nurseries for
    pedigreed planting material for fruit crops
  • xiii) Assistance for Common Facilities in
    Horticulture Parks/ Agri Export Zones etc.

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i) Introduction of New Technology
  • Pattern of Assistance
  • Introduction of new technologies shall be carried
    out by NHB by in-house efforts.
  • Committee constituted by the Board may designate
    any organization as Partner Institution for this
    purpose and provide grants up to 100 of the cost
    of project. Quantum of grants for partner
    institution shall be restricted as follows-
  • Upper ceiling of Rs. 10.00 lakh in case of
    projects falling under Category (A)

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  • d) Upper ceiling of Rs 25.00 lakh for projects
    falling under Category (B), (C) (D)
  • e) State Agricultural/Horti. Universities,
    National Premier Institutes, State Deptt. of
    Horticulture/Agriculture, PSUs and other State
    agencies shall generally be the Partner
    Institution for transfer and demonstration of
    proven technology on commercial scale and RD
    efforts on specific issues.
  • f) NHB can avail the services of experts if
    required for project evaluation for sanctioning
    such projects.

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  • ii) Visit of progressive farmersPattern of
    Assistance
  • Assistance shall be limited to to fro
    rail fare of Sleeper Class by Indian Railways or
    Second Class Cabin in Shipping Service equivalent
    to shipping service of Government Organisation
    for A N and Lakshdweep people, in addition to
    boarding charges _at_ Rs. 150/- per day, per farmer.
    However, farmers from TMNE States (NE Hilly
    Areas) shall be considered for air journey from
    air port near their place of residence limited to
    airport located in NE States including Sikkim and
    in Himalayan states
  • (III) Promotional and Extension Activities
  • Components
  • To organize demonstrations of modern scientific
    techniques / technologies, package of production
    and PHM practices at suitable locations / areas
    by the NHB
  • To organize demonstrations of improved / high
    yielding varieties of fruits, vegetables,
    flowers, ornamental plants etc, by NHB

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(IV) Experts Services from India/Abroad Experts
from India / abroad may be engaged by NHB for
implementation of the components of the scheme of
Technology Development and Transfer (a) Experts
Services from Abroad i) Criteria for selection
of experts would be based on technology needs of
horticulture sector ii)Services of Expert (s)
would be permitted on individual project basis
for a period not exceeding 15 days per year for
first two years only iii) Selection of Experts
would be done by a Committee of NHB Pattern of
Assistance Expenditure on experts services for
travel and per diem shall be in accordance with
the Government of Indias approved rates. (b)
Experts from India Experts from India as
consultants may be engaged as per provisions of
standing orders in this regard issued by the
Government of India. Selection of experts will be
as per technology needs of horticulture sector
including production, plant protection, post
harvest management, storage, cold chain
infrastructure, handling, marketing and exports
etc.
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  • (V) Technology Awareness
  • Under this component, extension related events
    shall be organized with field demonstration of
    technology and evaluation of extension effort
  • Pattern of Assistance
  • Up to Rs.50,000/- per event including cost of
    organizing field trials of technology on
    participating farmers fields and carrying out
    programme evaluation, preparation of programme
    evaluation report and its submission to NHB by
    the Organizer. Committee of NHB will approve
    proposals under this component.

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  • (VI) Organization/Participation in
    Seminars/Workshops/Exhibition, etc. for promotion
    of Horticulture
  • Pattern of Assistance
  • i) The financial assistance would be limited
    up to Rs.3.00 lakh for organizing State Level
    event, up to Rs. 5.00 lakh for organizing
    National level event and up to Rs.10.00 lakh per
    event for International participation (3-5 days).
  • ii) In case of short duration (1-2 days)
    seminars, financial assistance would be limited
    to
  • Rs.1.00 lakh per event for State Level event,
  • Rs. 2.00 lakh for National level event and
  • Rs 3.00 lakh for International event (for
    organizations/participation of international
    event within India).

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  • (VII) Udyan Pandit Competitions
  • i) For organizing such competition, the State
    Deptt. of Horticulture/Agriculture is required to
    submit detailed proposal
  • II) NHB can also organize such events at
    national level.
  • III) NHB assistance shall be limited to Rs.1.50
    lakh per event.
  • (VIII) Publicity
  • (a) Publications
  • Brochures and other publicity material for media
    (news papers/ magazines/ audio/ video) meant for
    farmers and other beneficiaries to be
    prepared/published directly for NHB in
    English/Hindi.
  • NHBs news letters.
  • In house publications of NHB.
  • Publication of horticulture related books by NHB

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  • (b) Patterns of Assistance
  • i) For items (i), (ii) (iii), the work
    would be handled either by NHB or awarded to the
    specialized outside agencies empanelled by NHB
    for printing, formatting, designing and art-work.
  • ii) For item iv, assistance would be provided by
    NHB subject to a ceiling up to Rs. 1.00 lakh per
    beneficiary/ organization. However, assistance
    from NHB shall be duly acknowledged on the front
    / last page of the publication.
  • (c) Films For preparation of fresh video films,
    detailed script would be submitted to NHB with
    objectives of audio/ Visual estimated cost
    details, name of the producers empanelled with
    DAVP/DAC, expected time of completion, etc.
  • Pattern of Assistance- 100 cost to be borne by
    NHB

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  • (IX)Awareness of technology up-gradation,
    production development, product promotion and
    market intelligence
  • Honorarium to Scientists for effective transfer
    of Technology
  • Implementation and pattern of assistance.
  • Scientists/Experts facilitating effective
    transfer of technology as per the details of
    schemes covered under Development of High quality
    commercial Horticulture and Transfer of
    Technology, shall be eligible for honorarium
    provided they are engaged by NHB for in-house
    effort of transfer of technology and have not
    been paid any other fee / emolument etc for the
    same services.
  • Grant up to Rs 20,000/- per expert for a group
    comprising of maximum 5 experts per project would
    be provided with a ceiling of Rs 1.00 lakh per
    project.

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  • X)Accreditation and Rating of Horticulture
    Nurseries
  • Implementation and pattern of assistance
  • Accreditation system will be based on rating in a
    scale of single star to five star with
    appropriate weightage on production system,
    nursery management practices and quality of
    planting material produced.
  • (XII) Mother Plant Nurseries for high pedigree
    planting material for fruit crops
  • (XIII) Assistance for common facilities in
    Horticulture Parks/ Agri Export Zones etc

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Market Information Service for Horticulture Crops
  • Objectives
  • To generate information on wholesale prices,
    arrivals and trends in various markets of the
    country for important fruits, vegetables
    flowers etc and also on retail prices for
    increased number of selected markets.
  • To analyze the trends of arrivals, prices and
    other related factors of the selected fruit and
    vegetables such as stock in storage, crop stand
    etc and generate Market Intelligence Reports
  • iii) To establish a nation-wide communication
    network for speedy collection and dissemination
    of market information data for its efficient and
    timely utilization.

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  • iv)To prepare farmers advisory and issue the
    same for the benefit of producer farmers
    especially by making use of statistics so
    generated and collected for optimizing returns to
    the producers
  • v) To collect and disseminate information on
    international prices prevailing in potential
    foreign markets
  • vi) To collect and compile horticulture database
    and strengthen existing system of Crop
    Estimation Survey-Fruits Vegetables (CES-FV)
    as far as possible

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Implementation
  • Coverage of markets by NHB shall be increased
    from present 36 fruits and vegetables markets to
    100 markets. This would be done by outsourcing
    existing marketing/professional agencies/
    unemployed Agriculture graduates or recognized/
    established brokers in Mandi etc. at a fixed
    monthly remuneration (including transport) per
    month as decided by the Board plus actual
    expenses on transmission of information to NHB
    (fax, internet and telephone).
  • The NHB would identify these markets in
    consultation with concerned State Govts. An
    exclusive cell shall be set up at NHB, Gurgaon
    for on-line receipt, data entry, analysis,
    dissemination and web-site management. The work
    relating to this proposed MIS cell shall also be
    undertaken by outsourcing services of selected
    professional agency.

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Horticulture Promotion Service
  • Under this component, specialized studies and
    surveys shall be carried and study / survey
    reports shall be brought out for use by targeted
    beneficiaries. In addition, technical
    laboratories shall be set up or cause to be set
    up and also provide technical services including
    advisory and consultancy services. This shall be
    done by NHB with or without services of
    outsourced experts.
  • Components
  • Review the present situation of horticulture
    development in particular area/ State
  • Identify constraints in horticulture development
    and suggest remedial measures
  • Develop short term and long term strategies for
    systematic development of horticulture,
  • Develop primary/secondary data of various
    aspects on horticulture,
  • Provide consultancy services, expert services
    establishing labs etc. in pursuance thereof,

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  • vi) Conduct technical scrutiny and certification
    of cold chain infrastructure as per
    implementation protocol for Technical Standards
    for cold storages etc.
  • Preparing reports relating to export
    competitiveness in the area of fresh horticulture
    produce,
  • Any other component of expert services provided
    by NHB addressing to identified needs of the
    sector
  • Pattern of Assistance for above components
  • 100 cost of the study shall be borne by
    the Board.

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Schemes Of National Co-operative Development
Corporation
  • Post harvest operations
  • Strengthening of share capital base of fruit and
    vegetable cooperatives.
  • Under this scheme, assistance up to Rs.10
    lakhs is provided for increasing the capital base
    of the beneficiary cooperative societies for
    improving their marketing operations.
  • Margin money assistance for raising working
    capital .
  • Assistance is provided to enable raising
    working capital from Banks for increasing
    business operations. This assistance is available
    to State Federations, District Level Federations
    and Commodity Marketing Societies.
  • Assistance for purchase of transport vehicles .
  • The Corporation provides assistance to the
    beneficiary societies for purchase of transport
    vehicles for moving stocks from growing areas to
    consuming centers.

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  • Construction of packing and grading sheds and
    godowns
  • Assistance is provided to cooperatives at the
    primary level, as well as mandi level, for
    construction of go down and sheds.
  • Construction of Cold Storages Ice Plants.
  • Assistance to the cooperatives for the
    establishment of new cold storages and also for
    expansion/modernisation of the existing units as
    well as for setting up of ice plant
  • Creation of marketing infrastructure including
    retailing
  • Assistance is provided to create marketing
    infrastructure including that for retailing.

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  • Cold Storage Programme ( NCDC)
  • Capital Investment Subsidy Scheme for
    construction /expansion / modernization of cold
    storages and storages for horticulture produce
  • .
  • The cost of 5000 MT capacity for new cold
    storage and expansion of existing capacity would
    not exceed to Rs.2.00 crore. Back-Ended Subsidy _at_
    25 would not exceed Rs.50.00 lakh per project,
    including for the CA/MA Stores and Projects of
    higher capacity.
  • However, for the projects in the North-Eastern
    States _at_ 33.33. However, maximum subsidy
    admissible would be Rs.60.00 lakhs.
  • For modernisation and re-habilitation BES _at_
    Rs.1000/ton and for storage like onions _at_
    Rs.2000/ton capacity created/to be created is
    also available under the scheme.
  • Initially, the amount of subsidy would also be
    sanctioned as loan to the State Govt. for which a
    separate account would be maintained by the State
    Govt.
  • No interest on such loan would be charged by NCDC
    till the completion of the unit in stipulated
    period of 18 months. On completion, this loan
    will be converted into subsidy.

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Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  • Scheme for Technology upgradation/Establishment/Mo
    dernization of food processing industries
  • Setting up expansion -modernization of food
    processing industries covering all segments viz.
    fruits vegetable.
  • Milk products, meat, poultry, fishery, oil
    seeds and such other horticultural sectors
    leading to value addition and shelf life
    enhancement including food flavours and colors.
    Oleoresins, spices, coconut, mushroom etc.
  • In respect of Rice mill, Flour mill Pulse
    processing financial assistance will not be
    available w.e.f. 01-04-2004

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  • Objective
  • Increase the level of processing, reduction of
    wastage, value addition.
  • Enhance the income of farmers as well as increase
    exports thereby resulting in overall economic
    development .
  • Eligibility Pattern of Assistance
  • All implementing agencies engaged in setting up
    or expansion/ modernization of food processing
    industries covering all segments would be
    eligible for financial assistance.
  • The assistance will be in the form of grant
    subject to 25 of the plant machinery and
    technical civil works subject to a maximum of Rs.
    50 lakhs in General Areas and 33.33 up to Rs 75
    lakhs in Difficult Areas.

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  • Scheme for Quality Assurance, Codex Standards and
    R D
  • Scheme for Total Quality Management including
    HACCP, ISO9000 etc.
  • Objectives
  • To motivate the food processing industries for
    adoption of food safety and quality assurance
    mechanisms such as Total Quality Management (TQM)
    including ISO-9000, ISO14000, Hazard Analysis
    and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Good
    Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Hygienic
    Practices (GHP).
  • To prepare them to face the global competition in
    International trade in post WTO.
  • To enable adherence to a stringent quality in
    hygiene norms.
  • To enhance product acceptance by overseas buyers.
  • To keep Indian industry technologically abreast
    of international best practices.

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PATTERN OF ASSISTANCE
Central/State Government Organisations, IITs and Universities. 50 of the total cost of the project towards implementation of Total Quality Management including ISO 9000, ISO 14000, HACCP, GMP and GHP in general areas and 75 in difficult areas. The absolute ceiling will remain Rs. 10.00 lakhs and Rs.15.00 lakhs respectively. Grant-in-aid
All other Implementing Agencies 33 subject to a maximum of Rs. 10.00 lakhs for General Areas and 50 to a maximum of Rs. 15.00 lakhs for Difficult Areas Grant-in-aid
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(b).Promotion of Quality Assurance/Safety concept
  • Objectives
  • To promote the concept of quality assurance and
    their adoption.
  • To create awareness among the food processing
    industries as well as consumers about the
    advantage of Safe and Quality foods through
    Generic advertisement, Workshop/Seminars etc.,
  • To train various stake holders engaged in food
    business and preparation of quality assurance
    training modules/Guides/Manuals, development of
    sector specific Codes of Practices such as GMP,
    GHP, GAP etc. from farm to fork and their
    implementation.

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PATTERN OF ASSISTANCE
Central/State Government Organisations, IITs and Universities. 50 of the cost of the project subject to maximum Rs.3.00 lakhs. When the Ministry sponsors such activities as mentioned in this component, there would be no ceiling to financial assistance and the amount to be approved will be decided on case to case basis with the approval of Competent Financial Authority. Grant-in-aid
All other Implementing Agencies 33 subject to a maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for General Areas and 50 subject to a maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for Difficult Areas Grant-in-aid
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(C)Bar- Coding
  • Objectives
  • To popularise the concept of bar coding system
    following National/International Standards and to
    encourage food processors to affix bar codes on
    their processed food packages in order to keep
    with the developments in the international
    markets.
  • To avoid any non-tariff barriers in future, as
    bar coding has become an important requirement in
    the context of the stringent food safety
    standards.

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PATTERN OF ASSISTANCE
Central/State Government Organisations, IITs and Universities. 50 of the Registration fees to be paid to EAN India and 50 of cost of the capital equipment subject to maximum Rs.3.00 lakhs. The organisation willing to avail the financial assistance for bar coding, have to get registered with EAN India before applying. Grant-in-aid
All other Implementing Agencies 33 subject to a maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for General Areas and 50 subject to a maximum of Rs. 3 lakhs for Difficult Areas. Grant-in-aid
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Scheme for Infrastructure Development
  • a) Food Park
  • 25 of the project cost in General Areas and
    33.33 in Difficult areas subject to a maximum of
    Rs.4 crores for provision of common facilities
    like cold storage, food testing and analysis
    laboratory, effluent treatment plant, common
    processing facilities, power, water supply, etc.
  • b) Integrated Cold Chain Facilities
  • 25 of the cost of plant and machinery and
    technical civil works in General Areas and 33.33
    in difficult areas with a common ceiling of 75
    lakhs.
  • c) Value Added Centre
  • 25 of the cost of plant and machinery and
    technical civil works for setting up such centre
    subject to a ceiling of Rs.50 lakhs in general
    areas and 33.33 subject to a maximum of Rs.75
    lakhs in difficult areas.

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d) Irradiation Facilities 25 of the cost of
plant and machinery and technical civil works for
resetting up of irradiation facilities in General
Areas and 33.3 in difficult Areas subject to a
maximum of Rs.5 crores. e) Packaging
Centre 25 of the total cost of plant and
machinery and technical civil work in General
Areas and 33.33 in difficult areas subject to
maximum of Rs.2 cores for establishing packaging
centre independently and in food parks if the
packaging centre is not already a part of the
common facilities.
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SMALL FARMERS AGRI-BUSINESS CONSORTIUM 
  • Venture Capital Scheme
  • Venture Capital
  • To promote investments in agri-business
    projects with the participation of bank
  • a) Equity participation in agri-projects up to
    10 of the total project cost, or 26 of the
    total project equity or Rs.75 lakhs whichever is
    lower
  • b) In special cases, higher equity possible for
    projects located in hilly and North Eastern
    States and in projects recommended by State
    agencies/ State SFACs. 
  •  2.Project Development Facility(PDF)
  • To provide financial assistance to farmers,
    Producer Groups, Agripreneurs, Units in
    Agri-Export Zones, Organizations and Agriculture
    graduates for the preparation of bankable
    Detailed Project Reports (DPR). 

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  • 3.Eligible Criteria for funding
  • a)Project should be in agriculture or allied
    sector namely horticulture, floriculture,
    medicinal and aromatic plants, minor forest
    produce, organic farming, vermi compost,
    apiculture, and fisheries.
  • However, poultry and dairy projects will not
    be covered under the scheme.
  • b)Project should provide assured market to
    farmers/ producer groups.
  • c)Project should encourage farmers to diversify
    into high value crops, to increase farm incomes.
  • d) Project should be accepted by banks for grant
    of term loan.  

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Schemes offered Spices Board for Marketing Major
Spice Crops
  • Export Promotion Schemes
  • Adoption of High-tech processing
  • Reimbursement of Freight/Courier Charges for
    sending samples of spices abroad
  • Marketing Development Assistance to Individual
    Exporters for export promotion activities abroad
  • Packaging Development
  • Export of pepper and value added pepper products

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  • Technology Up gradation
  • Promotion of Indian Brands of Spices and Spice
    Products in Specified Markets
  • Export Oriented Processing of Spices in North
    East/Special Areas
  • Post Harvest Schemes
  • Scheme for Improved Cardamom Curing Devices for
    Small Cardamom
  • Drying Yards
  • Polythene Sheets
  • Bamboo Mats
  • Pepper Threshers
  • Solar Driers for chillies

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Boards for specialized commodities
  • Tea board
  • Rubber board
  • Coffee Board
  • Coconut Board
  • Areacanut Board
  • Coir Board

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MARKET INFORMATION SCHEME (MOA) Date of start/
duration March, 2000/ up
to March, 2002. Implementation status
Till now, 210 nodes have been supplied with
computers with the peripherals. Administrative
approval for another 500 nodes during 2001-2002
have been accorded. Additional information
National Agricultural Policy has proposed for
coverage of another 2000 nodes during the Tenth
Plan. Person to be contacted Agricultural
Marketing Adviser to the Govt. of India.
Directorate of Marketing Inspection Head
Office, N.H.IV, Faridabad .
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  • Research Schemes (Ministry of Agriculture )
  • Scheme for Estimation of Marketable Surplus and
    Post-Harvest Losses of Food grains in the
    country.
  • Scheme for Market Survey, Investigation and
    Research Grants in the field of Agricultural
    Marketing

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  • Schemes for Research and Development(APEDA)
  • Assistance to support Research and development
    for export efforts through R D organizations in
    Government sector - 100 APEDAs internal
    scheme.
  • Assistance to exports, Trade Associations ,
    Cooperative institutions etc. to support relevant
    research development for export enhancement
    through R D organizations in cooperative/
    private sector - Upto 50 of the total cost of
    the project subject to a celling of Rs. 10 Lakhs.

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Questions
  • What are all the schemes offered by ministry of
    agriculture?
  • What is scale of finance for various schemes
    offered by ministry of Agriculture?
  • What are the commodities certified by AGMARK ?
  • What are the schemes offered by APEDA?
  • What are the infrastructure development for
    storing horticultural produce?
  • What is bar coding and objective ?
  • How the spice board promote export for major
    spices?

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REFERENCES
  • Department of Agriculture and Co-operation ,
    Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India., New
    Delhi.
  • Agricultural Processed Food Products Export
    Development Authority (APEDA), New Delhi.
  • Ministry of commerce and industries , Govt. of
    India., New Delhi.
  • www.nabard.org
  • www.apeda.gov.in
  • www.spicesboard.org
  • M.B. Dastagiri and B. Ganesh Kumar, Innovative
    Models in Horticulture Marketing in India,
    National Centre for Agricultural Economics and
    Policy Research , New Delhi .

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