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Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
13-December-2011 17:29 IST
Rs. 250 Crore allocated to 10 States for Rainfed area Development Programe
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            Rs. 250.00 crore has been allocated to 10 states for Rainfed Area Development Programme (RADP) during 2011-12.  State-wise allocation is as under:

 

Sl. No.

State

Allocation (Rs. in crore)

  1.  

Rajasthan

35

  1.  

Gujarat

30

  1.  

Maharashtra

35

  1.  

Andhra Pradesh

15

  1.  

Madhya Pradesh

25

  1.  

Orissa

20

  1.  

Uttar Pradesh

30

  1.  

Chhattisgarh

15

  1.  

Tamil Nadu

25

  1.  

Karnataka

20

 

Total

250

 

           

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) is a State Plan Scheme introduced in 2007 with the objective of enhancing production and productivity in agriculture and allied sectors through state specific interventions.  RADP has been introduced as a sub-scheme of RKVY during 2011-12 with specific focus on small and marginal farmers by offering a complete package of activities to maximize farm returns for enhancing livelihood security.  No enhancement in allocation is being considered for 2011-12.                         

                                                                                                                       

            This information was given by Shri Harish Rawat, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

 

 

 

MP:SB: CP: development (13.12.2011)