Latest Government Schemes – Operation Green

Operation Green

Operation Green

The government aims to focus on basic ingredients and not on additional commodities in agriculture.
Operation Greens will work to increase demand in the economy as well with its demand forecasting
model. To help in the structural and infrastructure part of the scheme, Jaitley announced that as many as
470 agriculture market committee (APMCs) promoted markets will now be connected to the e-nam
platform while the government will help in development of 22,000 agricultural markets.

Operation Green will be launched with an allocation of Rs 500 crore on the lines of Operation Flood. It
aims to promote farmer producers organisations, processing facilities, agri-logistics and professional
management. It also aims to aid farmers and help control and limit erratic fluctuations in the prices of
tomatoes, onions and potatoes (TOP). It is essentially price fixation scheme that aims to ensure farmers
are given the right price for their produce. The idea behind it is to double the income of farmers by the
end of 2022.

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