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Financial aid for vermi-compost plants

Verimi compost produced in a farm.  

Under Soil Health Management of National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture, Financial assistance is being provided at 50 per cent of cost subject of a limit of Rs.5,000 per hectare and Rs.10,000 per beneficiary for promotion of organic inputs, including vermi-compost on farmer’s field.

Under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), assistance is provided for establishing vermin-compost units at 50 per cent of cost subject to a maximum of Rs.50,000 per beneficiary for a unit having size of 30’ x 8’ x 2.5’.

For smaller units, assistance is determined on pro-rata basis. For HDPE Vermi bed of 96 cft. size (12’x4’x2’), the assistance is at 50 per cent of cost subject to a maximum of Rs.8,000 per bed.

Under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana, being implemented from 2015-16 in cluster of 50 acres of land, financial assistance is being provided to cluster members at Rs.5,000 per unit for procurement of earth worms, preparation of pits, construction of brick wall, labour charges and other raw materials required for construction of vermi-compost units.

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