ATMA Scheme (Agricultural Technology Management Agency Scheme)

The ATMA was created under National Agricultural Technology Project. The project mainly aims technology dissemination. And ATMA will create link among research organisations, government departments that are associated with agricultural development. What are the objectives of ATMA? To strengthen farmer ..

Schemes for Development of Horticulture

The key schemes for development of horticulture are as follows: National Mission on Horticulture NHM was launched to promote holistic growth of Horticulture sector duly ensuring backward and forward linkages. It includes increased availability of quality planting material, demonstration of ..

Schemes for Soil Protection and Improvement

The key government schemes for Soil Protection and Improvement are as follows: Soil Health Card Scheme Under this scheme, a farmer gets a soil health card which provides vital information about the quality of soil by giving comprehensive information about ..

Schemes for Development of Cattle and Dairy Farming

The government schemes for development of cattle and dairy farming are as follows: Rashtriya Gokul Mission The Rashtriya Gokul Mission was launched in 2014 for conservation and development of indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner. The mission also ..

Government Schemes for Post-Production Marketing Support

For storage and marketing of the farm produce, the important government schemes are as follows: Market Intervention Scheme and Price Support Scheme (MIS-PSS) Under this scheme NAFED, Central Warehousing Corporation, National Consumer Cooperative Federation of India and Small Farmers’ Agro ..

Schemes for Institutional Credit Schemes for Farmers

There are several government initiatives to promote institutional credit to farmers. Some of these schemes are as follows: Interest Subvention Scheme (ISS) Under ISS scheme, the farmers can get short term loans up to Rs. 3 Lakh at a subsidised ..