Friday, 7 April 2017
What is Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana(RKVY)
As a result of the efforts of the National Development Council, the Government of India approved the National Agricultural Development Plan on August 16, 2007. It is also known as 'National Agriculture Development Scheme'.
The objective of the National Agricultural Development Scheme is to achieve an annual increase of 4% in agriculture during the Eleventh Five Year Plan, ensuring the overall development of agriculture and allied sectors.
The National Agriculture Development Scheme will be planned by the State and in addition to the percentage of expenditure based on agriculture and allied sectors, eligibility for assistance under this scheme will depend on the amount kept in the budget for agriculture and allied sectors.
Under the National Agricultural Development Scheme, the Center will provide funds to the States in the form of 100% grant.
The main objectives and Key Points about Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana(RKVY) scheme are:
1. Encourage states to increase public investment in agriculture and allied sectors.
2. Provide flexibility and autonomy to states in the process of organizing and implementing schemes for agriculture and allied sector.
3. Ensure availability of preparations for agricultural schemes for districts and states.
4. Ensuring that local needs / crops / priorities are reflected in the state's agricultural schemes better.
5. To achieve the goal of reducing yield difference in important crops by concentrating mediators.
6. To give maximum returns to farmers in agriculture and allied sectors.