Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana

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Krishonnati Yojana

Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

What is it?
• Krishonnati Yojana was introduced in 2005 to boost the agriculture sector.
• In 2017-18, 11 schemes / missions were clubbed under one umbrella scheme ‘Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana’.
• It was approved beyond the 12th five-year plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Aim:
• Enhance agricultural production, productivity and ensure better returns on produce.
• Double farmers income by 2022.

Objectives:
• Creating/strengthening of agricultural production infrastructure.
• Reducing the cost of production.
• Marketing of agriculture and allied produce.

Sub-schemes/Missions under it:

• Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)
• National Food Security Mission (NFSM) including National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil Palm (NMOOP)
• National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)
• Submission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE)
• Sub-Mission on Seeds and Planting Material (SMSP)
• Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation (SMAM)
• Sub Mission on Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine (SMPPQ)
• Integrated Scheme on Agriculture Census, Economics and Statistics (ISACES)
• Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Cooperation (ISAC)
• Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Marketing (ISAM)
• National e-Governance Plan (NeGP-A)

Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH):

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
What is it?

It is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme that was approved during the 12th FYP and implemented from 2014-15.

Aim: Holistic growth of the horticulture sector covering fruits, vegetables, root & tuber crops, mushrooms, spices, flowers, aromatic plants, coconut, cashew, cocoa and bamboo.

Target: To achieve a growth rate of 7.2 percent in the horticulture sector during the 12th Plan, besides generating skilled and unskilled employment opportunities in rural and urban areas.

Process and Mechanism:
• Production of quality seeds and planting material, production enhancement through productivity improvement measures
• Improved marketing of produce with active participation of farmer producer organizations.

What has it subsumed?
MIDH subsumed five ongoing schemes of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation on horticulture development:

Centrally Sponsored Schemes:
• National Horticulture Mission: Promote holistic growth of horticulture sector through area based regionally differentiated strategies.
• Horticulture Mission for North East and Himalayan States (HMNEH): Technology mission for production of quality planting material, organic farming, efficient water management etc.

Central Sector Schemes:
• National Horticulture Board
• Coconut Development Board
• Central Institute for Horticulture (CIH), Nagaland

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