Promotion and Strengthening of Agricultural Mechanisation through Training, Testing and Demonstration


Ministry

Ministry of agriculture

Description

This schemes offers need based skill oriented training in agricultural machinery and farm mechanisation related areas to farmers, trainers, rural technicians, extension workers, in-service defence personnel, nominees of State Governments/UTs, etc.

Testing of machines with a view to ascertaining their performance characteristics and suggesting improvement thereon for their quality up gradation is part of the scheme provision.

Demonstration of new technology equipment with a view to increasing productivity, production and profitability of farmers apart from the reduction in the drudgery of operation by way of its induction in the agricultural production system is also in this scheme.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Objective

The prime goal of this scheme aims to offer need based skill oriented training in agricultural machinery and farm mechanisation, etc., to farmers

Eligibility

Training programmes are conducted by four FMTTIs in the area of agricultural mechanisation. Farmers, officers from State Governments/organisations, extension workers, retired/retiring service personnel, technicians, rural youth may apply. Applications by progressive manufacturers, importers of agricultural machines/equipment, research institutions of ICAR State Governments for testing through FMTTIs are accepted.

Beneficiaries

Farmers

Benefits

100% Grant-in-aid for purchase of machinery and contingency expenditure per demonstration for equipment as below:

  1. Power operated: Rs.3,000
  2. Bullock drawn: Rs.1,500
  3. Manually operated: Rs.1,000
  4. For hilly areas cost per demonstration will be 1.5 times of the above cost: Rs.5,200 per farmer per month.

How To Apply

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

Contact to


To Joint Secretary (M&T), Department ofAgriculture & Cooperation, 
Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi - 110114. Or

Directors of FMTTIs at Budni – 466445 (Madhya Pradesh), Hissar - 125001
(Haryana), Garladinne – 515731 (Andhra Pradesh), and Biswanath Chariali –784176 (Assam)

Status

Active

Sector

Agricultural



Share this article :

Facebook Twitter Google

See Also




     Comments:


vishal hule is the author of www.newincept.com

Authored By Vishal Hule

Vishal Hule is the founder of www.newincept.com. He is from Pune. Vishal Hule is Software Engineer by profession and political enthusiast too.
His blog, www.newincept.com receives 2,50,000 to 2,70,000 Pageviews/month.