Agriculture is a State subject. However, Government of India is implementing a number of Schemes, both Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored, for the benefit of farmers and the agriculture sector as a whole. Beneficiaries are usually selected by State Governments and therefore, details are available with them.
In respect of major Central Sector Schemes, more than 10.69 Crore farmers have been benefited under PM-KISAN Scheme and 21,11,650 farmers joined the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana scheme. So far Banks have issued Kisan Credit Cards to 174.96 lakh, eligible farmers. Under Crop Insurance Schemes (PM Fasal Bima Yojana and Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme) 2902.6 lakh farmer applications were insured and 765.1 lakh farmer applications benefitted since 2016-17 till date.
List of beneficiary oriented Schemes
|1.||Sub Mission on Agro-Forestry|
|2.||Crop Insurance Schemes – PMFBY & RWBCIS|
|3.||Interest Subvention Scheme|
|4.||Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)|
|5.||National Bamboo Mission (NBM)|
|6.||Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)|
|7.||Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan yojana (PMKMY)|
|8.||Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)|
|9.||Soil Health Management & Soil Health Card|
|10.||Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanization(SMAM)|
|11.||Parampragat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY)|
|12.||Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER)|
|13.||National Food Security Mission (NFSM)|
|14.||Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)- Per Drop More Crop|
|15.||Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE)|
This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Rajya Sabha on February 12, 2021.