Indian History
No. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
1 First time, Modi Government has launched Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana to promote organic farming. During 2016-17, an allocation of Rs. 297 cr has been made by the Central Government and it has been increased 19% from the allocation of Rs. 250 cr for the year 2015-16. As of now, State Governments have made 8000 clusters.
2 Organic value chain for North Eastern States a sum of rupees 400 crore has been allocated in 2015-2016 for the forthcoming three years meant for the development of North Eastern States and organic value chains. This scheme has been initiated with the allocation of rupees 125 crore in 2015-2016 which will pave the way for the growth of Organic Agriculture Scheme.The remaining Rs. 275 crore will meet the needs of the projects being conducted in the next year (2016-17 and 2017-18).Alongwith 10 lakh compost ditches will be prepared for organic manure under MNREGA.