Traditional Agricultural Development Plan (PKVY) “Traditional Agricultural Development Plan (PKVY) is a sub-component of soil Health Management (SHM) Scheme
under National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) aims Development of the model of excellence in organic farming Through a mix of traditional knowledge and modern science To establish stability in value chain mode, make sure Long term soil fertility buildup, resource conservation And to offer safe and healthy food grown through organic Practice without the use of agricultural chemicals.
PKVY too Empowering farmers through institutional Development through clusters not only for agricultural practices Management, input-output, quality assurance but Also through value addition and direct marketing Innovative means. Under the participation guarantee system, the PGS-India program will be an important approach to quality Assurance under PKVY.
PKVY revised guidelines Available in website: www.agricoop.nic.in
Organic Area Selection Criteria
a) Organic Farming will be given priority promotion under PKVY Use in hilly, tribal and rainfed areas Chemical fertilizers and pesticides are low and The area has good access to a developing market Linkage.
(b) The cluster approach will be adopted Large patches up to 1000 ha area. (c) cluster selected As far as possible, contiguous patches may contain Some are spread in nearby villages (but not In largely distributed villages).
(D) Formation of Gram Panchayat based farmer Producer organizations will be encouraged or FPOs already in place will be promoted The ceiling of subsidy to the farmer is eligible The maximum will be for one hectare. In a cluster, Must be at least 65% of small and Marginal Farmers. Should be given to women farmers / SHGs like
What to do?
Promotion of Traditional Agricultural Development Plan (PKVY) suitable for various crops/cropping systems Agricultural conditions
Use In organic farming, more biochemicals, bio-pesticides, and bio-fertilizers are used.