10 important government schemes in Agriculture sector

National Agriculture Market (Six) is a Pan-Indian electronic trading portal that is the existing Mandis APMC network to create a united national market for agricultural commodities.

The small farmer of the Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) is the main agent to implement six under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Welfare of Farmers, the Indian government.


To promote uniformity in agricultural marketing by streamlining procedures in all integrated markets, eliminating information asymmetry between buyers and sellers and promoting the discovery of real time prices based on actual demand and supply.


APMC integration throughout the country through a general online market platform to facilitate Pan-India trade in agricultural commodities, provides a better price discovery through transparent auction process based on product quality together with timely online payments.

National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)

The National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) has been formulated to increase agricultural productivity, especially in rain -fed areas that focus on integrated agriculture, efficiency of water use, soil health management and conservation of synergy resources.

NMSA will meet the main dimensions of ‘water use efficiency’, ‘nutritional management’ and ‘diversification of livelihoods’ through the adoption of sustainable development channels by increasingly switching to environmentally friendly technology, adoption of energy saving equipment, conservation of natural resources, integrated agriculture, etc.
Scheme under nmsa

Rainfed Area Development (RAD): RAD is being implemented by the RFS Division
LAND HEALTH MANAGEMENT (SHM): SHM is being implemented by the INM Division
Sub Mission on Agro Forestry (SMAF): SMAF is being implemented by the NRM Division
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY): PKVY is being implemented by the INM Division
Indian land and land use survey (Slusi): implemented by the RFS division

National Rainfed Area (NRA): Implemented by the RFS Division

Mission of Development of Organic Value Chain in Northeast Region (Movcdner): Implemented by the INM Division

National Organic Agriculture Center (NCOF): implemented by the INM Division
Institute of Control Quality Fertilizer (CFQC & IT): implemented by the INM Division
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)
HAR KHET KO PANI “Prime Minister Krishi Sinchayee Yojana”

The Indian government is committed to giving high priority to water conservation and its management. To this Effect Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) has been formulated with the Vision of Extending the Coverage of Irrigation ‘Har KHET Ko Pani’ and Improving Water Use Efficiency ‘more crop per drop’ in a focused manner with end solutions on Making sources, distribution, management, field applications and counseling activities.

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY)
Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), an initiative to promote organic agriculture in the country, was launched by the government in 2015.

According to the scheme, farmers will be encouraged to form groups or groups and take organic agricultural methods in a large area in this country.

The aim is to form 10,000 clusters for the next three years and carry around five hectares of agricultural areas under organic farming. The government also intends to cover the cost of certification and promote organic farming through the use of traditional resources.

To utilize this scheme, each cluster or group must have 50 farmers who are willing to carry out organic farming under PKVY and have a total area of ​​at least 50 hectares. Every farmer who registers in this scheme will be given INR 20,000 per hectare by the government spread for three years.

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) is a plant insurance scheme sponsored by the government that integrates several stakeholders on one platform.


  1. To provide insurance protection and financial support to farmers in the event of a failure of plants that are notified as a result of natural disasters, pests & diseases.
  2. To stabilize farmers’ income to ensure their continuation in agriculture.
  3. To encourage farmers to adopt innovative and modern agricultural practices.
  4. To ensure credit flow to the agricultural sector.

Gramin Bhandaran Yojna

The purpose of this scheme:

Create scientific storage capacity with allied facilities in rural areas.

To meet the requirements of farmers to store agricultural products, processed agricultural products, and agricultural inputs.

Promotion of assessment, standardization and control of the quality of agricultural products to increase their marketability.

Prevent Distress sales immediately after harvesting by providing financing facilities for promises and marketing credit by strengthening agricultural marketing infrastructure in this country.

Livestock insurance scheme

This scheme aims to provide protection mechanism to the farmers and cattle rearers against any eventual loss of their animals due to death and to demonstrate the benefits of the insurance of livestock to the people and popularize it with the ultimate goals their product.

Fisheries training and extension scheme

Launched to provide training for the fisheries sector so that it can help in conducting an effective fisheries counseling program.

National scheme on the welfare of fishermen
This scheme was launched to provide financial assistance to fishermen for the construction of houses, community space for recreation and public workplaces. It also aims to install a tube well for drinking water and assistance during the lean period through saving CUM assistance components.

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