Agriculture and Farmer Welfare

Village Seed Production Programme for Farmers in Maharashtra

Village Seed Production Programme launched by state government of Maharashtra for farmers. This scheme is implemented by agriculture department of Maharashtra for farmers. The main objective of the scheme is to increase availability of seed of improved varieties of cereals at local level,  Assistance of Rs.500/- per quintal for produced certified seed will be given to the farmers, Assistance of Rs.30 lakh will be given to the group of farmers for build seed processing unit with godown on 50% subsidy basis for farmers. State government provide subsidy under Village Seed Production Programme for farmers in Maharashtra. The government also provide subsidy to group of farmers to build seed processing unit or godown on 50% subsidy in rural areas. Farmers from villages are eligible for this programme. The state government of Maharashtra has target to increase seed at local level. Individual farmers or group of farmers in villages can get benefits of Village Seed Production Programme. Village Seed Production Programme is only applicable in rural ares in Maharashtra

Benefits of Village Seed Production Programme:

  • To get benefits of subsidy Rs.500/- per quintal for produced certified seed
  • To get benefits of Assistance Rs.30 lakh to the group of farmers for build seed processing unit
  • To get benefits of 50% subsidy for godown

Eligibility for Village Seed Production Programme:

  1. All farmers are eligible for this programme
  2. Individual farmers are eligible
  3. Group of farmers also eligible for Programme
  4. A rural farmers in Maharashtra state are eligible for Village Seed Production Programme

Documents Required for Village Seed Production Programme:

  1. Applicant Aadhaar vard
  2. Applicant 7/12
  3. Applicant caste certificate
  4. Applicant bank account details

How to Apply:

  1. Farmers contact districts or Taluka level agriculture officer in Maharashtra state
  2. Farmers also contact gram panchyat for Village Seed Production Programme

References and Details:

  1. For more details about Village Seed Production Programme visit: https://mahades.maharashtra.gov.in/MPSIMS/ViewSchemeProfile.do?OWASP_CSRFTOKEN=null&mode=printProfile&recordId=86799&planyearId=2016
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