Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana

 Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana 

|| Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana || Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana ||

Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana

Launched: 2015 


  •  The objective is to produce agricultural products free from chemicals and pesticides residues by adopting eco-friendly, low-cost technologies. Key Thrust areas of PKVY in promoting organic farming include the following: 
  • To promote organic farming among rural youth/ farmers/ consumers/ traders 
  •  Disseminate latest technologies in organic farming Utilize the services of experts from public agricultural research system in India 
  • Organize a minimum of one cluster demonstration in a village. 
Salient Features of PKVY

  •  “Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana” is an elaborated component of Soil Health Management (SHM) under National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA).
  •  Cluster Approach: Fifty or more farmers form a cluster having 50 acre land to take organic farming. Each farmer will be provided Rs. 20000 per acre in three years for seed to harvesting crops and to transport them to market. 
  • Government plans to form around 10 thousand clusters in three years and cover an area of 5 Lakh hectares under organic farming. '
  • Components - Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) certification through cluster approach - mobilization of farmers, form clusters, identification of land resources and training on organic farming and PGS Certification and quality control. 
  •  Adoption of organic village for manure management and biological nitrogen harvesting through cluster approach-action plan for Organic Farming, Integrated Manure Management, Packing, Labelling and Branding of organic products of cluster.

Read More: -   Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge

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