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1. Capital Investment Subsidy Scheme for Vegetable and Fruit Market  , and Biofertilizers – Bio pesticides Production Units


Objectives Main objectives of the scheme are :

  • To promote organic farming in the country by making available the organic inputs such as biofertilisers, Biopesticides and fruit & vegetable market waste compost and thereby better return for the produce.
  • To increase the agricultural productivity while maintaining the soil health and environmental safety.
  • To reduce the total dependence on chemical fertilizers and pesticides by increasing the availability and improving the quality of biofertilizers, biopesticides and composts in the country.
  • To convert the organic waste in to plant nutrient resources.
  • To prevent pollution and environment degradation by proper conversion and utilization of organic waste

Eligible Organizations :

Biofertilisers and Biopesticides production Unit Fruit & Vegetable Waste Compost Unit Individuals, group of farmers/growers, proprietary, and partnership firms, Co-operatives, Fertilizer industry, Companies, Corporations, NGOs APMCs, Municipalities, NGOs and Private entrepreneurs

Project cost :

The project cost will depend upon the capacity, technology, architects, invoice prices of the machines etc. subject to norms of appraisal of financing banks and NABARD. The project should be technically feasible and financially viable. Model project profile for Vegetable and Fruit Market Waste Compost and Biofertiliser-Biopesticide units will be prepared and circulated by National Centre of Organic Farming and NABARD jointly. The estimated cost of establishment of new Fruits and Vegetable Market Wsate Compost unit of 100TPD capacity is about Rs 200 lakh and for BiofertilizerBiopesticide production unit of installed capacity of 200 tonne/annum is about 160.00 lakh. Project cost can include the cost of land purchased, civil works, plant & machinery, scientific instruments and equipments etc. The value of land to be computed in the project cost should not exceed 10% of the project cost. The cost of the land and civil structures (buildings) should not exceed 50% of the total financial outlay

Biofertilisers-Biopesticides unit Fruit & Vegetable Market Waste Compost Unit 25% of total financial outlay subject to the maximum of Rs 40 lakh per unit, whichever is less.

Fruit & Vegetable Market Waste Compost Unit  33% of total financial outlay subject to the maximum of Rs. 60 lakh per unit, whichever is less

2. Dairy entrepreneurship development scheme (DEDS)

A centrally sponsored scheme implemented through NABARD with an objective to promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean milk, encourage heifer calf rearing, bring structural changes in the unorganized sector and generate self employment

Eligibility :

  • Farmers,
  • individual entrepreneurs,
  • NGOs,
  • companies ,
  • pensioners,
  • groups of unorgainsed and organized sector etc.

including self help groups, dairy cooperative societies, milk unions , milk federations etc.  An individual will be eligible to avail assistance for all the components under the scheme but only once for each component  More than one member of a family can be assisted under the scheme provided they set up separate units with separate infrastructure at different locations. The distance between the boundaries of two such farms should be at least 500m.

Funding pattern :

Entrepreneur contribution ( margin) – 10 % of the outlay ( minimum)  Back ended capital subsidy –25% for general and 33% for SC/ST.  Effective Bank Loan – Balance portion, Minimum of 40% of the outlay

3. National Livestock Mission

National livestock Mission – EDEG Component :- Nabard will be implementing agency under entrepreneurship development and employment generation component of national live stock mission

This include the sub-component are as below

 Poultry venture   capital fund, integrated development of small ruminants and rabbit , Pig development , salvaging of male buffalo calves , effective animal waste management and construction of storage facilities for feed and fodder – National livestock Mission – EDEG Component

Beneficiaries :

Farmer ,  Individual entrepreneurs.  coorporative , NGOs Companies   ,Group of organized and unorganized sectors , Self help group and Joint liabilities groups

Component :

  • Breeding farms and birds of alternate spices like turkey , ducks , Japanese  quails  guinea fowl geese

Ceiling of  subsidy- At 25%  level subsidy ceiling Rs . 7.50 lakh varies depending on the species and unit size 

  • Central growing unit – upto 16000 layers chicks per batch 

 Ceiling of  subsidy  At 25% level subsidy ceiling Rs . 10 lakh for a unit of 16000 layer chicks per batch minimum 3 unit size – 16000 layer chicks per batch

  • Hybrid layer units – upto 20000 layer 

Ceiling of  subsidy   At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs 2 lakh for 2000   layer unit – varies with size . minimum unit size – 2000 layer

  • Hybrid broiler unit – upto 20000 birds   can be weekly , fortnightly  monthly  all in  all out batches . bird strength at any point of time  should not exceed 20000 birds

Ceiling of  subsidy   – At 25% level of subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs . 0.56 lakh varies with size. Minimum unit size -1000 broilers 

  • Rearing of pouty like low- inputs technology variety of chicken and other alternatives species like turkey , ducks , japans and quails , guinea fowl and gees

 Ceiling of  subsidy  –  At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs. 5 lakh varies with the species and unit size

  • Feed  mixing unit -1.0  tone per hours , dieses investigation lab

 Ceiling of  subsidy   -At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling   Rs . 4 lakh

  • Transport vehicles

 Ceiling of  subsidy    -At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs. 2 lakh

  • Transport vehicle – refrigerators

At 25%  level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs.3.75 lakh


4. New Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) subscheme of Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM)

The sub-scheme AMI lays special focus on developing and upgrading of Gramin Haats as GrAMs through strengthening of infrastructure. These GrAMs may function as farmer-consumer market (retail market) and collection/ aggregation points (spokes) with linkages to secondary market (hub) with participation of FPOs and other eligible promoters. Enhancement of farmers’ income is central to the scheme.

The AMI scheme envisages back-ended capital subsidy for credit linked investment in eligible sto rag e an d in arketing infrastructure projects. The eligible subsidy is 25% or 33.33% of the capital cost depending upon the area and category of beneficiary.




Rate of Subsidy (on capital cost)

50- 1000 MT in Rs./MT

More 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* areas





In other Areas





For Registered FPOs, Panchayats, Women, Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST) entrepreneurs or their cooperatives**/ Self-help groups





For all Other categories of beneficiaries