National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

Date : 01/04/2017 - 02/01/2018 | Sector: Health

The National Development Council (NDC) was launched on October 2007. The Food Security Mission comprises of rice, wheat and pulses to increase the annual production of rice by 10 million tonnes, wheat by 8 million tonnes and pulses by 2 million tonnes by the end of the Eleventh Plan (2011-12).

The Mission met with an overwhelming success and achieved the targeted additional production of rice, wheat and pulses. The Mission continued during 12th Five Year Plan with new targets of additional production of food grains of 25 million tonnes of food grains comprising of 10 million tonnes rice, 8 million tonnes of wheat, 4 million tonnes of pulses and 3 million tonnes of coarse cereals by the end of 12th Five Year Plan. This central government scheme has been continuing till now in the states and union territories.

Following table showing the activities and achievement of the district:

Sl.No Name of Component No. of Unit

1.

Cluster Demonstration on SRI

70 Ha

2.

Distribution of HYV Paddy seed.

300 Qntl

3.

Soil and Plant Protection Management

200 Ha

4.

Plant Protection Chemical

50 Ha

5.

Resource Conservation Technique

125 Nos

6.

Cluster Demonstration on Improved Technology (Urd & Moong)

10 ha

7.

Cropping based demonstration (Blackgram & Maize)

10 Ha

8.

Distribution of HYV Pulses (Arhar,Urd, Moong

70 Qntls

 

9.

Resource Conservation Technique (Sprayer)

30 Nos

10.

Demonstration on Improved Package & Practices  of  Maize

500 Ha

11.

Distribution of Certified Seeds

655 Ha

Beneficiary:

Farmer and Villagers

Benefits:

Subsidy, etc