Continuation Of New Agriculture Infrastructure Scheme (AMI)

There is an announcement of NABARD The  AGRICULTURAL MARKETING INFRASTRUCTURE (AMI) scheme is extended till  31st march 2023

ELIGIBLE MARKETING INFRASTRUCTURE:

Primary processing for the purpose of this sub scheme relates to value addition to a raw agricultural produce which, after processing, does not result in change of product form. Primary processing for which subsidy under AMI is available are those such as cleaning, cutting, de-podding, de-cortication, dehusking, de-sheller, Grain cleaner, specific gravity separator, mini rice huller, drying equipments (solar/normal), bleaching, grading, sorting, packing/bag stitching, labelling, waxing, ripening, chilling, pasteurization, homogenization, freezing, refrigeration and other value addition activities etc. Further, Mini Oil expeller for extraction of edible vegetable oil (as per FSSAI but without refining) from indigenous oilseeds (viz. Mustard seed, Sesame seed, Ground nut, Linseed, Mahua, Safflower, Nigerseed Oil, Coconut, Almond and Olive only) and Mini Dal mill for primary processing of pulses, which includes cleaning, grading, sorting, splitting, packaging and labelling for promoting direct marketing, are also eligible. The subsidy for such projects is restricted to the construction of sheds and oil expellers operated up to the power of 7.5 Horse Power (HP).

ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARIES:

For creation of storage infrastructure (Capacity 50 – 5000 MTs) and Non- storage infrastructure:

Individuals, Group of farmers / growers, FPOs/FPCs registered under respective companies Act/cooperatives societies Act/ societies registration Act (with minimum 50 number of farmer members); Partnership/ Proprietary firms, Companies, Corporations; NonGovernment Organizations (NGOs), Self Help Groups (SHGs); Cooperatives, Cooperative Marketing Federations; Autonomous Bodies of the Government, Local Bodies, Panchayats; State agencies including State Government Departments and autonomous organization / State owned corporations such as Agricultural Produce Market Committees & Marketing Boards, State Warehousing Corporations, State Civil Supplies Corporations etc.

For creation of storage infrastructure (Capacity 50 – 10,000 MTs):

State agencies including State Government Departments and autonomous organization / State owned corporations such as Agricultural Produce Market Committees & Marketing Boards, State Warehousing Corporations, State Civil Supplies Corporations etc.

For development/upgradation of farmer-consumer market and Rural Haats/RPMs:

State Govt. or State Govt. agencies nominated by State Govt. for village haat owned/managed by Panchayats, APMCs/RMCs, FPOs/FPCs registered under respective companies Act/cooperatives societies Act/ societies registration Act (with minimum 50 number of farmer members), State Agencies, farmers, Individual, Trustee etc.

SUBSIDY PATTERN:

The sub scheme envisages back-ended capital subsidy for investment in eligible storage, marketing infrastructure projects is as under:

 FOR STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS:

 Capital cost of the project for the purpose of subsidy will be calculated on the project cost as appraised by financial institution or actual cost of eligible components as certified by a Chartered Accountant, whichever is lower subject to the subsidy ceiling per MT as well as overall ceiling given below:

CategoryRate of Subsidy (on capital cost)Subsidy ceiling
  50- 1000 MT in Rs./MTMore than 1000 MT and up to 10,000 (in Rs./MT)Maximum ceiling (Rs. Lakhs)
North Eastern States, Sikkim, UTs of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, hilly* areas33.33%1333.201333.20133.20
In other Areas    
For Registered FPOs, Panchayats, Women, Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) entrepreneurs or their cooperatives**/ Self-help groups33.33%1166.551000.00100.00
For all Other categories of beneficiaries25%875/-750/-75.00

FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS OTHER THAN STORAGE (NONSTORAGE)

INFRASTRUCTURE INCLUDING FARMER-CONSUMERS MARKET AND DEVELOPMENT AND UPGRADATION OF RURAL HAATS/RPMs into GrAMs :

Capital cost of the project for the purpose of subsidy will be calculated on the Project cost as appraised by financial institution or actual cost of eligible components as certified by a Chartered Accountant, whichever is lower.

 Rate of Subsidy (on capital cost)Maximum Subsidy Ceiling # (Rs. in lakhs)
North Eastern States, Sikkim, States of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, UTs of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands, hilly* and tribal areas33.33%30.00 Lakhs
In other Areas  
For Registered FPOs, Panchayati Raj Institutions, Women farmers/ entrepreneurs, Scheduled Caste(SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) entrepreneurs and their cooperatives**33.33%30.00 Lakhs
For all Other categories of beneficiaries25%25.00 Lakhs
What Is AMI Scheme

The Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) sub-scheme of ISAM the scheme is for farmers welfare In which eligible beneficiaries will get for storage infrastructure project

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