This article on the List of all Agriculture Schemes in India is divided into two parts. This article is the 2nd part of the article where we cover 14 Schemes related to the Agriculture sector. In the 1st part of the article, we have included 13 Schemes. For your convenience, we have discussed all the details we have covered in this article in the below Podcast.

List of Agriculture Schemes:

1) Rashtriya Gokul Mission:

Aim: Development and Conservation of Indigenous Bovine Breeds and Genetic up-gradation of Bovine Population and Enhancing Milk Production.

It is a project under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development, which was launched in 2014.

Rashtriya Gokul Mission objective is to Develop Indigenous Breeds, Upgrade Bovine Population, and make Milk production more remunerative to the farmers.

Indigenous Breeds are more Suitable for Climate and have less impact on them of Climate Change. However, there is a decline in Indigenous breeds in the country over the years. 

Rashtriya Gokul Mission helps to Promote and development of Indigenous Breeds, which are robust, resilient, and suitable for the climate of their respective environment.

This Mission has two Sub Missions under it.
    1) National Mission on Bovine Productivity. (NMBP)
    2) National Program for Bovine Breeding. (NPBB)

2) Pashudhan Sanjivani:

Pashudhan Sanjivani is an Animal Wellness Programme which is setup to Overcome the Spreading of deadly animal diseases.

Under this Scheme, Animal Health Cards "Nakul Swastha Patra" distributed to all the animal owners.

It also issues UID identification for animals, and National Database is created, which has all the data and Can Monitor the trade-in Livestock.

3) E-Pashuhaat:

E-Pashuhaat is a Digital Online Portal where Farmers and Breeders can contact each other and exchange information on Indigenous developed Cattle.

It has information about Bovine Germ Plasma, and various types of Germ Plasma are available where Kisan can get Benefit from it. It also helps in direct communication with the farmers.

56 Semen Centers, 7 Central Herd Registration Centers, and 4 Animal Breeding Centers are being developed under one Umbrella.

Results of E-Pashuhaat:

  • Distribution of Disease-free Germ Plasm.
  • Increase in Milk Production of Country.
  • Middle person involvement between Farmers and Breeders is being reduced. 

4) National Mission on Bovine Productivity:

Aim: To improve the Milk Production and Productivity and also to make Dairying more Profitable to the farmers.  

National Mission on Bovine Productivity has the Following four Components.

  1.  Pashudhan Sanjivani.
  2.  Advanced Re-productivity Technique.
  3.  E-Pashuhaat.
  4.  Establishment of National Bovine Genomic Center of Indigenous Breeds.

  • Pashudhan Sanjivani: Pashudhan Sanjivani is an Animal Wellness Programme which is setup to Overcome the Spreading of deadly animal diseases.

  • Advanced Re-productivity Technique: Graded Semen Stations are being created for the production of Sex Sorted Semen. 50 Embryo Transfer technology labs are built around the Country. 

  • E- Pashuhaat: E-Pashuhaat is a Digital Online Portal where Farmers and Breeders can contact each other and exchange information on Indigenous developed Cattle.

  • Establishment of National Bovine Genomic Center of Indigenous Breeds.

5) National Bamboo Mission:

Aim: To Promote Growth of the Bamboo Sector and increase the area under Bamboo Cultivation.

This Mission helps the people associated with three sectors. Farmers, Artisans, and Market People's growth and helps in their Economic Growth.

This Mission Development is Limited to the selected states. The states were chosen by their Social, Commercial, and Economic Advantages.

States, namely: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Karnataka, Bihar, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, and Entire North East region is covered. 

Mission Objective is to establish 4000 Nursery plant development centers and achieve more than 10000 Hectares of the area covered under bamboo plantation.

6) Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India: 

Aim: To increase and limit the Constraints of rice-based Cropping Systems in Eastern India.

Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI) is the Sub Scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.

BGREI Scheme mainly concentrates on seven the Eastern India States where rice production is deficient. States, namely: Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

The primary Objective of BGREI is to Increase the Production of Rice and Wheat.

7) Green Revolution Krishonnati Yojana:

Green Revolution Krishonnati Yojana is an Umbrella Scheme.

Under this scheme, there are 11 Sub Schemes. These Schemes will play an essential role in the development of the Agricultural Allied sectors.

The Main Objective of this scheme is to increase the income of the farmers by enhancing production, productivity, and better returns on farmer's produce.

Sub Schemes Under Green Revolution Krishonnati Yojana:

  •  The mission for Integrated Development for Horticulture.
  •  National Food Security Mission.
  •  National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture.
  •  Sub-Mission on Agriculture Extension.
  •  Sub-Mission on Seeds and Planting Material.
  •  Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation.
  •  Sub-Mission on Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine.
  •  Integrated Scheme on Agriculture Census, Economics, and Statistics.
  •  Integrated Scheme on Agriculture Cooperation.
  •  Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Marketing.
  •  National E-Governance Plan.

8) Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region:

Aim: Development of Organic Farming value chain in the North Eastern States on India.

This Scheme aims the development of Supply Chain of Organic Products and Farming.

Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North East Region improves the value of supply chain starting from inputs, seeds, certification, creation of facilities for collection, processing, marketing, and building brand initiative.

Developments Under this Scheme:
  • Development of Organic Production Clusters.
  • Support for Extension Services, input facilities, and training and certification.
  • Development of Value chain Postharvest.
  • Setting up processing units, including packaging, storage, and transportation.
  • Value Chain Marketing.

9) Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana:

Aim: Development of Organic Farming Models with the mix of Knowledge of both Traditional and Scientific best Practices.

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) is a Sub-scheme of the Soil Health Management Scheme under the National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture.

PKVY Provides Empowerment to the farmers and offers safe and healthy food growing practices without using any chemicals. 

Under this scheme, the organic farming area is selected, and the best practices of Organic farming is implemented.

It also helps in the usage of  Bio-Chemicals, Bio-Pesticides, and Bio-Fertilizers.

10) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana:

Aim: To Promote Protective irrigation techniques to all the agriculture farms in the Country.

Protective irrigation Encourages farmers to invest more in farming technology and inputs leading to productivity enhancement and increased farm income.

PMKSY has following 4 Components:

  • Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP): Focuses on Quicker Completion of Ongoing Small, Medium, and Major Irrigation Projects.

  • Har Khet ko Pani: 

          Focuses on the improvement and restoration of Water Bodies.
          Creation of new Water Resources.
          Construction of Rain Water Harvesting Structures.

  • Per Drop More Crop: Promoting Efficient Water Conveyance and Precision water application devices like Drips, Sprinklers, Pivot, and Rain Guns.

  • Watershed Development: 

       Effective Management of Soil and Moisture Conservation activities.
       Creation of Water Sources in identified backward Rain fed blocks.
       Includes renovation of Traditional Water Bodies.

11) Participatory Guarantee Scheme for Certifying Organic Food Products:

Participatory Guarantee Scheme (PGS) is an incentive to promote organic food production in the Country.

PGS is Participatory in Nature and helps to bring the Peer Group of farmers together. 

It Ensures that the production of organic products is according to the standard set by Government.

Certification for organic products is given if they meet specific quality standards.

12) Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium:

Aim: To Aggressively Promote Agri-Business Project development in their respective states.

Main Functions:
  • Promotion of Development of Small Business through the VCA Scheme.

  • Helping the formation and growth of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) and Farmer Producer Companies (FPC).

  • Implementation of E- Natural Agriculture Market (E-NAM).

  • They are improving the availability of Working Capital and the development of business activities.

Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium is implementing in the following Schemes:

  • Agri-Business Development through Venture Capital Assistance (VCA) and Project Development Facility (PDF).
  •  Equity Grant and the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Farmer Producer Companies.
  •  Price Stabilisation Fund.

13) National Food Security Mission:

Aim:  To increase the Production of Food Grains.

Sustainable increase in the production of Targeted crops through area expansion and productivity enhancement.

Restoration of Soil Fertility and Productivity at Individual farm level.

Increase Pulse Production through Rice Fallows, Water Bunds, and intercropping.

National Food Security Mission Focuses on High Potential and Low Productivity Districts.

14) National Initiative for Climate Resilience Agriculture (NICRA):

Aim: To Validate, Demonstrate, and Asses the impact of Climate Change on Agriculture.

It also Undertakes Strategic and applied research on Climate Change adaption and Mitigation.

Objectives of NICRA:

The main Objectives of NICRA are:

  1) Research.
  2) Technology Demonstration.
  3) Capacity Building.

Well here ends the second and last part of the article of Agriculture Schemes in India. In case you have missed the part one of the Agriculture Schemes you can find the link to this article below. Hope you have liked this article and we guess it helped you someway with the information we have provided.

Also Read: Part 1 of Agriculture Schemes in India.
Also Read: PM Kisan Schemes.