Govt. of Maharashtra

Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme in Maharashtra

Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme is implementing in Maharashtra state to increase the production of exportable varieties of cotton. Under this scheme, the government has to encourage farmers to adopt new varieties by providing them training, distribution of certified seeds, plant protection equipment, Agricultural production technology based laboratory demonstrations, promoters training, Front Line Demonstration on production technology/IPM technology, Farmer’s Field School (FFS)  and Training of Facilitators (TOF) are implemented by state government of Maharashtra. The government also takes Efforts to increase the area under irrigated cotton by setting up drip and sprinkler system under micro irrigation programme. The objectives of government are to increase the income of the cotton growers by reducing the cost of cultivation as well as by increasing the yield per hectare through the proper transfer of technology to the growers. It also aims to improve the quality of processing of cotton, particularly in respect of trash, contamination, etc. by improving the infrastructure in the market yards for cotton and by modernizing the existing ginning & pressing factories and setting up new units. Maharashtra especially Vidarbha region is popular for cotton growing region  and Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme really helps farmers to increase cotton production

Benefits of Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme:

  • Benefit of getting new technology for cotton development
  • Benefit of distribution of certified seeds
  • Benefits of training, plant protection equipment to increase cotton production

Eligibility for Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme:

  1. All farmers are eligible for this programme
  2. Women farmers are also eligible
  3. Applicant should be from cotton industry

Documents required:

  1. Applicant Aadhaar card
  2. Applicant 7/12
  3. Applicant bank account details if required

Application procedure:

  1. The interested farmers can contact the district or Taluka level agriculture officer to get information and to enroll in this program
  2. The framers can also contact to Grampanchayat ad Zilla Parishad for procedure about Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme

References & details:

  1. For more information about Technology Mission for Cotton Development Programme visit
  2. https://mahades.maharashtra.gov.in/MPSIMS/ViewSchemeProfile.do?OWASP_CSRFTOKEN=null&mode=printProfile&recordId=1311&planyearId=2016
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