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Seeds- Maharashtra

Seeds- Maharashtra

What to do?

  • Always use recommended variety of seeds as per local climate and adopt recommended seed rate and gap.
  •  Replace seeds of wheat, paddy, barley, pulses (except arhar), oilseeds (except rapeseed, mustard and sunflower), maize etc. once in three years, that of arhar, rapeseed, mustard and sunflower once in two years and hybrid/BT seeds every year.
  • Always procure certified seeds from authorized agencies and store the seeds in a cool, dry and clean place.
  • Always use treated seeds for sowing and test for purity, quality and germination before sowing.

What can you get?

S.No.
  Crop
Quantum of assistance per kilogram of seeds
Scheme/Component
Assistance on Distribution of Certified Seeds
 

1.

(i) Paddy and Wheat  

(i) 50% of cost or Rs 5 per kg. (whichever is less)

 

Integrated Cereals Development Programme

Macro Management of Agriculture

2. (i)   Bajra, Sorghum, Ragi and Barley

(ii)   Hybrid Bajra/Sorghum

(i)   50% of cost or Rs 8 per kg. (whichever is less)

(ii)   Rs 10

Integrated Cereal Development Programme
3. All pulses (Arhar, Moong, Urad, Lentil, Pea, Gram, Rajma and Moth) 50% of cost or Rs 12 per kg. (whichever is less) National Food Security Mission
4. All oilseeds (Groundnut, Sunflower, Torea, Safflower, Mustard, Rapeseed, Til, Castor) and Maize 50% of cost or Rs 12 per kg (whichever is less) Integrated scheme on Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil-palm and Maize. (ISOPOM)
5. Oil-palm  Seedling 85% of the cost of oil-palm sprouts for total land holding of the farmers with a ceiling of ` 1000 per hectare. Oil palm area expansion programme (RKVY)
6. Certified seeds of cotton Rs 20 Cotton Technology Mission
7. Certified Seeds of Jute and Mesta Supply of green manuring seed Plantation of Glyricidia/ Shevari 50% of cost or Rs 12 (whichever is less)

Rs 2000 per quintal (25% subsidy)

Rs 2 per plant

Jute and Mesta Technology Mission

Work plan Organic Farming scheme

Work plan Organic Farming scheme

8. For all crop – Distribution of foundation/certified seeds for production of quality seeds to improve quality of farm saved seeds 50% of cost of the seeds Seed Village Programme.
Assistance on production of foundation for certified seeds
 

9.

Seed Treatment  

25% subsidy limited Rs 50/- ha.

 

25% State Govt of Maharashtra

10. Demonstration inputs. Rs 5000/ha. limit 25% State Govt of Maharashtra
11.

 

Cultivation cost as assistance for gestation period for oil palm Rs 20000/- per hectare in 4 years Oil Palm area expansion programme
12. a. Pearl Millet Hybrid
b. HYVs of other Millets
Rs 30
Rs 10
Initiative for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)
13. Cotton Seed

(i)   Foundation  seed production

(ii)   Certified Seed production

 

(I) Rs 50 or 50% of cost (whichever is less)

(ii)Rs 15 or 25% of cost (whichever is less)

 

Cotton Technology Mission

14. Jute and Mesta

(i)   Foundation  Seed Production

(ii)   Certified Seed Production

(I) Rs 30 or 50% of cost (whichever is less)

(ii) Rs 7 or 25% of cost (whichever is less)

Jute and Mesta Technology Mission
15. Assistance for boosting seed production in private sector including individual/entrepreneurs, self help groups etc, Credit linked back ended capital subsidy

at the rate of 25% of project cost limited

to Rs 25 lakh per unit

Development and strengthening of infrastructure for Production and Distribution of Quality Seed
Seed Mini kits of high yielding varieties
 

16.

Paddy and Wheat Mini Kits
All pulses (Arhar, Moong, Urad, Lentil, Pea, Gram, Rajma & Moth)
 

Free

 

National Food Security Mission

17. All Oilseeds (Groundnut, Linseed, Sunflower, Toria, Safflower, Mustard, Rapeseed, Castor) and Maize. Free Integrated Scheme on Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil-palm and Maize (ISOPOM)
18. Pearl Millet Hybrids and HYVs of other Millets

For all crops

Free Initiative for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)
19. Assistance for training on seed production and seed technology for a group of 50 to 150 farmers. Rs 15000 per Training (for three day training day training)

 

(i)   At the time of sowing of seed crop: training on seed production technique, isolation distance, sowing practices, other agronomic practices.

 

(ii)   At the time of flower initiation stage of the crop.

 

(iii)   After harvest and at the time of seed processing.

Seed Village Programing
 

20.

 

Assistance for procuring seeds storage bin of 20 qtl. capacity.

 

25% of the cost subject to maximum of Rs 2000A (33% of the cost subject to a maximum of Rs 3000/- for SC/ST farmers)

 

Seed Village Programme

21 Assistance for making seed storage bin of 10 qtl. capacity. 25% subject to maximum of Rs 1000/-

@ 33% subject to maximum of Rs

1500/- to SC/ST farmers

Seed Village Programme
22 Distribution of certified seed 50% of the cost of all crop groups or

Rs 1200/Qtl whichever is less

Oilseed  Production Programme
23 Distribution of certified seed (Arborium & Herbacium) 25% of the market price for hybrid varieties which have been notified during last 15 years. Production of extra long steple cotton will be 50% of the market price of varieties/ hybrids irrespective of age limit ( Rs 2000 per qtl.) (Arborium & Herbacium sp.) Centrally sponsored Intensive Cotton

Development Programme

24 Production of certified seed(SVS) Rs 1000/Qtl Oilseed  Production Programme
25 Foundation  Seed production 10% of the cost limited to Rs 4000/ha. Centrally sponsored Sustainable Development of Sugarcane based cropping system
26 Certified Seed Production 10% of the cost limited to Rs 4000/ha. Centrally sponsored Sustainable Development of Sugarcane based cropping system
27 a.  Seed production of hybrid varieties

b.   Seed production of improved varieties

Rs 3000/qtl.

Rs 1000/qtl.

Intensive for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)

– do –

28 Seed Minikit Jowar & other millets (pack 4 kg) for 0.4 ha. Rs 200/ Minikit Intensive for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)
 

29

 

Seed Minikit Bajra ( Pack 1.5 kg. ) for 0.4 ha.

 

Rs  250/ Minikit

 

Intensive for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)

*Quantity based on land-holding in which crop is to be grown

 

 

Whom to contact

  •   Nearest Office of Taluka Agriculture Officer, Sub-divisional Agriculture Officer, District Superintending Agriculture Officer, Divisional Joint Director of Agriculture
  •  Website of Agriculture Department – www.mahaagri.gov.in
  • Kisan Call Center (Toll-Free No.) – 1800 – 180 – 1551

 

 

Source-

  • Farmer’s Portal, Government of India

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