National Agriculture Development Programme (NADP)-TamilNadu

Name of Scheme: National Agriculture Development Programme (NADP)

Project Area: All Districts (except Chennai)

Details of Works: 



Item of works


Agricultural Mechanisation

a) Introduction of newly developed agricultural1 machinery/implements
b) Popularising conventional
machinery / implements.


Dry Land Development

  1. Plastic lined farm pond with portable sprinkler unit

b) Unlined farm pond
c) Compartmental Bunding


Establishment of land resources inventory and GIS data base

Digitisation of cadastral maps of
potential crop growing villages


Benefits offered (Subsidy):

50% subsidy assistance is provided to farmers for purchasing (Subsidy) newly developed agricultural machinery/ implements such as mini combine harvester, multi crop thresher, paddy transplanter, post hole digger etc., and 25% subsidy assistance or the ceiling limit prescribed by the Government of India whichever is less, is provided to farmers for purchasing conventional machinery/implements such as power tiller, rotavator, cultivator, offset disc harrow, disc plough etc., The dry land development works are taken up with 90% grant and 10% farmers’ contribution.


All farmers

Time-limit for Implementation:

Works will be completed within the financial year.

Officer to be approached:

  •  Assistant Executive Engineer, AED in the Revenue Division
  • Executive Engineer, AED in the District.
  • Superintending Engineer, AED in the Region.
  • Chief Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department, Nandanam, Chennai-35. Phone 2435 2686, 2435 2622


  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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