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Aim and Objectives of Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF)


Investment in Viable Projects for Post-Harvest Management Infrastructure and Community Farming Assets

Posted On:
06 AUG 2021 7:21PM by PIB Delhi

The objective of the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) scheme is to mobilize a medium – long term debt financing facility for investment in viable projects for post-harvest management Infrastructure and community farming assets through incentives and financial support in order to improve agriculture infrastructure in the country.

The scheme provide financial assistance in the form of interest subvention and credit guarantee for setting Post Harvest Management (PHM) projects which will help better post harvest management and reduction in wastage.

The following community farming assets projects are eligible under the scheme:-

  1. Organic inputs production
  2. Bio stimulant production units
  3. Infrastructure for smart and precision agriculture.
  4. Projects identified for providing supply chain infrastructure for clusters of crops including export clusters.
  5. Projects promoted by Central/State/Local Governments or their agencies under PPP for building community farming assets or post-harvest management projects.

State-wise details of beneficiaries of AIF

 

S.No.

State

Sanctioned (No.)

Sanctioned Amount (in Rs. Crore)

1

MADHYA PRADESH

1311

1021.8

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

351

124.7

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

789

754.3

 

Farmer

159

129.1

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

1.1

 

Joint Liability Groups

3

6.0

 

Self Help Group

1

1.0

 

Startup

6

4.4

 

Public-Private Partnership Project

1

1.1

2

RAJASTHAN

467

279.0

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

258

48.6

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

170

187.2

 

Farmer

35

37.4

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

1.5

 

Joint Liability Groups

1

1.3

 

Multipurpose Cooperative Society

1

1.5

 

Startup

1

1.6

3

MAHARASHTRA

418

187.6

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

309

71.6

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

0.5

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

82

93.1

 

Public-Private Partnership Project

3

5.8

 

Farmer

17

11.7

 

Farmer Producers Organization

5

4.2

 

Startup

1

0.7

4

GUJARAT

237

160.3

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

151

55.7

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

75

97.0

 

Farmer

9

5.3

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

1.6

 

Startup

1

0.7

5

TELANGANA

256

246.2

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

207

178.3

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

47

64.9

 

Farmer

1

1.0

 

Startup

1

2.0

6

HARYANA

121

61.2

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

95

26.3

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

22

31.8

 

Farmer

1

2.0

 

Farmer Producers Organization

3

1.1

7

CHHATTISGARH

146

40.9

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

123

19.7

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

13

11.3

 

Farmer

3

0.4

 

Joint Liability Groups

5

9.2

 

Self Help Group

1

0.1

 

Startup

1

0.2

8

UTTAR PRADESH

568

99.3

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

549

83.0

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

16

15.4

 

Farmer

2

0.7

 

Startup

1

0.3

9

ODISHA

119

34.2

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

103

25.5

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

15

7.4

 

Public-Private Partnership Project

1

1.3

10

ANDHRA PRADESH

1320

1448.5

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

1305

1426.2

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

13

20.9

 

Farmer

1

1.1

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

0.4

11

KARNATAKA

813

296.1

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

799

278.5

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

12

15.7

 

Farmer

1

1.0

 

Startup

1

1.0

12

TAMIL NADU

209

314.8

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

201

310.0

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

4

2.8

 

Farmer

2

1.2

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

0.6

 

Startup

1

0.2

13

PUNJAB

67

15.0

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

60

7.2

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

7

7.8

14

KERALA

75

145.9

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

70

143.5

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

3

1.0

 

Farmer Producers Organization

1

0.2

 

Marketing Cooperative Society

1

1.3

15

JHARKHAND

4

2.9

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

4

2.9

16

UTTARAKHAND

105

16.0

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

102

13.5

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

0.9

 

Self Help Group

1

0.0

 

Startup

1

1.5

17

WEST BENGAL

202

43.2

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

200

40.9

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

2

2.3

18

ASSAM

9

6.7

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

7

2.7

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

2.0

 

Public-Private Partnership Project

1

2.0

19

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

1

1.0

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

1.0

20

BIHAR

41

71.7

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

40

70.9

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

0.8

21

DELHI

1

2.0

 

Agri-Entrepreneur

1

2.0

22

HIMACHAL PRADESH

21

6.7

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

20

6.1

 

Farmer

1

0.6

23

Nagaland

10

1.4

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

10

1.4

24

Andaman & Nicobar

3

0.3

 

Primary Agricultural Credit Society

3

0.3

 

Grand Total

6524

4503

 

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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APS

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