Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PVKY)

Organic Farming : – Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PVKY):

  • It is one of the schemes under NMSA (National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture) to promote organic farming.
  • Under PKVY, Organic farming is promoted through cluster approach and local quality assurance systems.
  • It is proposed to develop 10,000 clusters with a size of 20 hectare so as to increase the area 2 lakh hectare in 3 years.
  • The assistance under the scheme is under different components such as: Mobilization of farmers, training, quality control, soil sample analysis, conversion practice to transit from current practices to organic farming, Custom Hiring Centres (CHCs) to hire agricultural implements, Labeling and Packaging assistance & Transport assistance; Marketing through organic fairs.

(Source: Annual Report, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare)

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