Agriculture and Farmer Welfare

Employment Guarantee Scheme Planting Program Related to Horticulture

Employment Guarantee Scheme planting program related to horticulture is launched by state government of Maharashtra. Under this scheme, the agriculture department of Maharashtra provides grant or subsidy for dry fruit crop, irrigated fruit crop or some other crops. The subsidy provide under this scheme is for dry fruit crops like mango, cashew, Bor, sitaphala, whale tamarind, jackfruit, frying, jamun, wood apple or for Irrigated fruit crops like coconut, orange, Citrus, stingy, pomegranates, Peru, figs, paper lemon, nuts etc. the government also provide others crops such as Jojoba, bamboo, Jatropha, panapimpari, rubber, telatada, Spices crops, medicinal plants. The main purpose of this programme is to give employment to the farmers with the help of planting programme related to horticulture. All farmers are able to get benefits under this scheme. The government provide plantation crop for those farmers who have own agriculture land and availability of water in the farm. The subsidy provide to farmers in three phases such as 50% for first year, 30% for second year and 20% for third year. The subsidy is provided for three continues years but only if 75% trees for second year and 90% trees for third year are alive. The Beneficiary grants are credited directly in the bank accounts

Benefits for Employment Guarantee Scheme Planting Program Related to Horticulture:

  • To get subsidy on crop plant for continues three year
  • To get benefits of subsidy 50% for first year, 30% for second year and 20% for third year

Eligibility for Employment Guarantee Scheme Planting Program Related to Horticulture:

  1. All farmers are eligible for this scheme
  2. Farmer should have own agriculture land
  3. Farmers should have availability of water
  4. Farmers domicile of Maharashtra are eligible for this scheme

Documents Required for Employment Guarantee Scheme Planting Program Related to Horticulture:

  1. Applicant 7/12
  2. Applicant 8/A
  3. Aadhaar card

How to Apply:

  1. A farmer may visit agriculture office to apply for this scheme
  2. A farmers also contact distinct or taluka agriculture office

References and Details:

  1. For more details about Employment Guarantee Scheme planting program related to horticulture visit: https://mahaschemes.maharashtra.gov.in/mr/nursary%20hort%20scheme.html
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