List of Karnataka Government schemes for farmers: Innovative schemes for agri-sector

Karnataka Government has allocated the budget of Rs. 46,853 crores for various schemes for farmers in the state

The CM HD Kumaraswami led Karnataka Government has launched various welfare schemes for the state farmers. The objective of the list of innovative agri-sector schemes is to financially support farmers & provide double their income. The state government has alloted the budget of Rs. Rs. 46,853 for the state farmer welfare schemes in the budget 2019-20.

List of Karnataka Government Schemes for Farmers:

  • Processing Units: Established processing units for Mango & Tomato in Ramanagara, Dharwad & Kolar districts respectively
  • Establishment of Quality Analysis & Processing Units: To increase the self-life of the agricultural products, quality analysis & processing units to be setup at 5 places in the state. A budget of Rs. 160 crore is allocated.
  • Karavali Package: Incentive of Rs. 7,500 crores per hector for improvement of Paddy yield in the coastal region.
  • Increased Incentives to the Milk Produces: Incentive amount hiked from Rs. 5 to Rs. 6 for the milk producers. A budget of Rs. 2,502 crores allocated.
  • Price Deficiency Payment Scheme: A budget of Rs. 50 crore allocated in case the price of the Onion, Potato, Tomato falls below the MSP.
  • Farm Ponds: A budget of Rs. 120 crores for constructing farm ponds in the dry areas of the state.
  • Waiver of farmers crop loan: Karnataka farmer`s crop loan of Rs. 12,650 crores waived off
  • Raitha Siri: Incentive of Rs. 10,000 per hector for millet growers
  • Gruhalakshmi Crop Loan: Loan at low interest rates of 3% to the small & marginal farmers against gold
  • Special Package for Grape & Pomegranate: Rs. 150 crore for Grape & Pomegranate growers
  • Watershed Programs: Rs. 100 crores allocated for watershed programs.
  • Zero Budget Farming: A grant of Rs. 40 crores for agricultural equipments under Zero Budget Farming.
  • Sericulture: Karnataka Silk Marketing Board to be revamped to ensure stable price for raw silk.
  • CM`s Micro Irrigation Schemes: Grant of Rs. 368 crores for farmers to install drip irrigation system at the subsidy of 90%.
  • Fisheries: 50% subsidy to boost Prawn & Fish farming
  • Israel Model Agriculture: Rs. 145 crores allocated for profitable farming using minimum water.
  • Irrigation & Power: Budget of Rs. 27,153 crores are allocated for various irrigation projects & free power supply to farmers.
  • Raitha Kanaja: Budget of Rs. 512 crores is allocated for MSP for 12 notified crops.

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