Assistance for development of market infrastructure in
different States, is provided under various major schemes of Central
Government, i.e. (i) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), (ii) National
Horticulture Mission (NHM), (iii) Horticulture Mission for North East
and Himalayan States (HMNEH), and (iv) Development/Strengthening of
Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Grading and Standardization (AMIGS).
Under RKVY scheme, States are provided with flexibility and autonomy in
the process of selection, approval and execution of schemes/projects,
including market infrastructure projects.
Under NHM scheme, 145 proposals of different State Governments were
received during current year and last three years, out of which 124
proposals were approved and 21 proposals were returned to State
Governments for seeking clarifications with respect to provisions of
Under HMNEH scheme, 161 proposals were received from different State
Governments during current year and last three years, out of which 68
proposals have been sanctioned and 93 have not been sanctioned due to
reasons of non-compliance to operational guidelines.
Under AMIGS scheme, total 98 projects proposals were received during
current year and last three years from the States of Karnataka,
Maharashtra, Gujarat and Nagaland. While 15 projects of Maharashtra and
Gujarat have been received recently, 21 projects have been approved and
62 projects were not approved due to non-compliance with the provisions
of the scheme.
This information was given by Shri Tariq Anwar, Minister of State for
Agriculture and Food Processing Industries in written reply to a
question in the Rajya Sabha today.
MP: DS: CP: market (23.11.2012)
(Release ID :89308