Skill Development Programmes for Farmers
NEW DELHI: A number of ongoing schemes and programmers of the Government have an inbuilt component of capacity building and training of farmers in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. A list of such schemes is given below.
Farmers gained knowledge and skill on latest technologies through training and hands-on experience resulting in increased productivity and income. Skills imparted to farmers are wide ranging and include improved agronomic practices, farm diversification, mechanization, animal husbandry, marketing etc.
List of the schemes having skill development/ training of farmers
- National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET)
- Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE) (including Extension Reforms)
- Sub-Mission on Seed and Planting Material (SMSP) (including Seed Village Programme)
- Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM)
- Sub-Mission on Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine (SMPP)
- National Food Security Mission (NFSM)
- Mission on Integrated Development of Horticulture [including erstwhile National Horticulture Mission (NHM) & Horticulture Mission for North Eastern States & Himalayan States etc.
- National Mission on Oilseed and Oil Palm (NMOOP) (including erstwhile Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil Palm and Maize)
- National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)
- Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (including Rural Godown Component)
- Crop Diversification Programme in Original Green Revolution States.
- Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
- National Livestock Mission
- Schemes of NFDB of Animal Husbandary, Dairying and Fishery
- National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen.