Strengthening APMCS through Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) Scheme
New Delhi: Government of India has launched the Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) to boost Agriculture Infrastructure relating to Post-Harvest Management (PHM) and Community Farming Assets in the country. Under this scheme financing facility of ₹1 lakh crore is to be disbursed by banks/lending institutions as loans to eligible beneficiaries.
This financing facility will help APMCs to upgrade their infrastructure, which will ultimately benefit the farmers.
|S.No||State/UT||Tentative Fund Allocation (Rs. Cr)|
|20||Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh||900|
|32||A & N Islands||40|
|33||Daman & Diu||22|
|35||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||10|
This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha today.