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National Project on Organic Farming


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20 JUL 2021 6:48PM by PIB Delhi

Under Capital investment Subsidy Scheme (CISS) of National Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), 100% assistance is provided to State Government / Government agencies for setting up of mechanized fruit/vegetable market Agro waste compost production unit  up to a maximum limit of Rs.190.00 lakh /unit (for 3000 Total Per Annum (TPA) capacity).  Similarly, for individuals/ private agencies assistance up to 33% of cost limit to Rs 63 lakh/unit as capital investment is provided. Under CISS until now, 12 Fruit and vegetable compost units have been established including 4 units in the State of Tamil Nadu and Rs. 148.332 lakh has been released to the State for this purpose.

Completed Projects of Production Units under CISS since 2012-13 till date (as per NABARD)

Sl. No.

States

Fruit Veg. Waste Compost Unit

 

No. of units/completed projects

Funds released (in Rs lakh)

  1.  

Andhra Pradesh

02

48.0

 

  1.  

Haryana

01

33.00

 

  1.  

Karnataka

03

139.234

 

  1.  

Madhya Pradesh

01

19.191

 

  1.  

Manipur

01

17.53

 

  1.  

Tamil Nadu

04

148.332

 

 

 

TOTAL

12

405.287

 

 

 

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

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