The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for the Umbrella Scheme, “Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana” in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20.
The Umbrella scheme comprises of 11 Schemes/Missions. These schemes look to develop the agriculture and allied sector in a holistic and scientific manner to increase the income of farmers by enhancing production, productivity and better returns on produce.
Key objectives of the scheme:
Betterment of agricultural base.
Doubling of farmers’ earnings.
Development of appropriate agriculture infrastructure.
Adequate market for sale of produce.
The Schemes that are part of the Umbrella Schemes are:
Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH).
National Food Security Mission (NFSM).
National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA).
Submission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE).
Sub-Mission on Seeds and Planting Material (SMSP).
Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation (SMAM).
Sub Mission on Plant Protection and Plan Quarantine (SMPPQ).
Integrated Scheme on Agriculture Census, Economics and Statistics (ISACES).
Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Cooperation (ISAC).
Integrated Scheme on Agricultural Marketing (ISAM).