Accelerated Pulse Production Programme

Accelerated Pulse Production Programme

Launch Year: 2010

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Implementing Agency: Department of Agriculture Cooperation (DAC) is implementing this programme through –

(i) Commissioners/Directors of Agriculture of pulse producing states.

(ii) Central Government Institutes: National Research Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) of ICAR.

Aim: To demonstrate plant nutrient and plant protection centric technologies and management practices in compact units of 1000 hectares each for five major pulse crops viz. Bengal gram, Black gram (Urdbean), Red gram (Arhar), Green gram (Moongbean), and Lentil (Masur).

Funding: 100% funding by Government of India.

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