Capacity Building to Enhance Competitiveness of Indian Agriculture and Registration of Organic ProductsAbroad


Ministry

Ministry of agriculture

Description

This scheme meant to build capacities in the system such that it is able to withstand the force of globalisation and competition.

The following activities are undertaken as part of the scheme: research studies/consultancy on various aspects of international competitiveness of Indian agriculture; support for awareness creation and training programmes relating to the agreement on agriculture and related agreements among farmers/ agricultural scientists/administrators in the country, preferably by StateAgriculture Universities

Support to farmers/agriculture related organisations for creation of computerised commodity-specific market information systems; creation of product

specific/country-specific database in sanitary/phytosanitary measures, quality standards and environmental standards affecting trade in agricultural products reimbursement of organic product registration charges abroad and liaison with embassies abroad on matters pertaining to market intelligence and trade creation/improvement of infrastructure in laboratories engaged in examining standards for agricultural products including work relating to MRLtesting use of ICT and development/purchase of software on WTO matters

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Objective

To give support to farmers / agricultural organisations for creation of computerised commodity specific, country specific database in standards, and sanitary, etc., measures affecting trade, organic product registration, etc.

Eligibility

User groups of farmers/NGOs, individual farmers who are in a position to invest to the extent of at least 30% of the cost of the project/technology for organic farming is eligible under this scheme.

Beneficiaries

Farmers, NGOs

Benefits

This scheme is run on a cost-sharing basis with state governments or other private, semi-government, non-government organisations.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Contact to Joint Secretary (Trade), Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi - 110114

Status

Active

Sector

Agricultural



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