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AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING SCHEMES UNDER AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT



Central Sector



Central and State Sector



State Sector


Central Sector

Scheme No.1

1. Demonstration of Agricultural Machinery and Implements

Objectives

  • To popularize the newly developed Agricultural/Machinery/equipments and implements among the farmers
  • To motivate the farmers to use the newly developed farm machinery / equipments / implements

Funding Pattern

  • Fully funded (100 %) by Government of India

Project Area

  • All Districts (Except Chennai)

Details of Works

  • Demonstrations of Agricultural Machinery and Implements in the Farmers’ Fields

Eligibility

  • All Farmers

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Scheme No.2

2.Training Programme to Farmers on operation and maintenance of Agricultural machinery

Objectives

  • To impart training to farmers on handling and maintenance of agricultural machinery / equipments / Implements
  • To improve the quality of manpower engaged in the field of Agricultural Mechanization
  • To accelerate the pace of Mechanization in Agriculture

Funding Pattern

  • Fully funded (100 %) by Government of India

Project Area

  • All Districts (Except Chennai)

Details of Works

  • Training programmes to farmers on handling and maintenance of agricultural machinery / equipments / implements

Eligibility

  • All Farmers

Officer to be approached

Assistant Executive Engineer (A.E)
in the Revenue Division.
Executive Engineer (A.E)
in the District.
Superintending Engineer (A.E)
in the Region.
Chief Engineer (AE),
Agricultural Engineering Department,
487, Anna Salai, Nandanam,
Chennai-600 035.
Phone - 24352686, 24352622

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Central and State Sector

Scheme No.1

1.Agricultural Mechanization Programme

Objectives

  • To promote mechanization in agriculture
  • To popularize the Agricultural Machinery / implements among the farmers
  • To meet out the shortage of agricultural labourers
  • To ensure timeliness in carrying out farm operations To supplement the available farm power

Details of Works

  • Subsidy assistance is provided to farmers for procuring Agricultural Machinery and implements such as Tractors, Power Tillers, Tractor drawn Rotavators etc.,

Eligibility

  • All Farmers

Tractor

  • 25% of the cost limited to Rs. 45000/- upto 40 HP

Power Tiller

  • 40% of the cost limited to Rs. 45000/- (8 HP & above)

Tractor drawn Rotavators

  • 40% of the cost limited to Rs. 20000/-

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Scheme No.2

2.Command Area Development and Water Management Programme

Objectives

  • Bridging the gap between the irrigation potential created and utilized
  • Improving the water use efficiency in canal irrigated areas
  • Ensuring equity distribution of irrigation water from head reach to tail end
  • Ensuring Participatory Irrigation Management

Funding Pattern

  • It is a Shared Scheme between Central and State Governments with Farmers’Contribution.
  • The funding pattern prescribed in the CADWMP guidelines of Government of India is being followed and the details are given below

    S.No Component
    Unit cost/
    Ha (Rs.)
    Centre
    Share %
    State
    Share %
    Farmers
    Contribution%
    1
    Construction of field channel
    15000
    50
    40
    10
    2
    Rotational water supply works
    300
    0
    100
    0
    3
    Construction of field drains
    4000
    50
    50
    0
    4
    Reclamation of water logged areas
    15000
    50
    40
    10
    5
    One time Functional Grant
    1000
    45
    45
    10
    6
    Establishment cost
    50
    50
    0
    7
    Survey & Planning cost
    50
    50
    0
    8
    Training & Project level workshop
    75
    25
    0
    9
    Evaluation Studies
    75
    25
    0
    10
    Adaptive Trials
    75
    25
    0
    11
    Correction of system deficiencies
    6000
    50
    50
    0

Project Area

S. No.
Name of the Command
Districts Covered
1
Vaigai Project
Madurai, Ramanathapuram Sivagangai
2
Kodaganar Reservoir Project
Dindigul, Karur
3
Kalingaryan Anicut Project
Erode
4
Varadananadhi Reservoir
Dindigul
5
Manimuktha Nadhi System
Villupuram,Cuddalore
6
Pelandurai Anaicut Project
Cuddalore
7
Cheyyar Anaicut System
Tiruvannamalai
8
Ellis Anaicut Project
Villupuram

Details of Works

  • Construction of field channels
  • Rotational Water Supply Works
  • Construction of Field drains
  • Correction of System Deficiencies
  • Formation of Farmers’ Associations at sluice level, farmers’ council at distributory level and farmers’ federation at project level

Power Tiller

  • 40% of the cost limited to Rs. 45000/- (8 HP & above)

Officers to be approached

  • Assistant Executive Engineers located exclusively for implementing Command Area Development and Water Management Programme in the above districts
  • Executive Engineer,AED. Madurai, Paramakudi, Manamadurai, Dindigul Karur, Erode, Dindigul, Cuddalore, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram
  • Superintending Engineer, AED in Viruthunagar, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore Villupuram, Vellore
  • Correction of System Deficiencies
  • Chief Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department,Nandanam, Chennai-35

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State Sector

Scheme No.1

1.Rain Water Harvesting and Runoff Management Programme

Objectives

  • To increase the soil moisture regime of the watersheds
  • To Improving harvest rain water for surface water storage and for ground water recharge
  • To prevent soil erosion

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • Percolation ponds with Recharge Shaft
  • Check dams
  • Farm Ponds
  • Village tanks /Ooranies

Eligibility

  • All the farmers in the selected watersheds in the respective district

Power Tiller

  • 40% of the cost limited to Rs. 45000/- (8 HP & above)

Subsidy

  • Works in community lands are taken up with 100% grant. Beneficiaries are required to contribute 10% towards maintenance of the works in community lands in cash (it is 5% in case of SC/ST) which will be deposited in the name of the Village Development Association / Watershed )
  • The accrued interest will be utilized for the maintenance of the assets created
  • Works in remaining 10% is collected as beneficiary share in the form of Cash / labour /material (it is 5% in case of SC/ST)

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Scheme No.2

2.Master plan - Artificial Recharge to Ground Water

Objectives

  • Conservation of Soil moisture in the soil profile
  • Percolation and recharge of ground water aquifers
  • Harvesting and storing surplus runoff at suitable location for recycled irrigation during critical periods

Nodal Agency

  • PWD – WRO

Project Area

  • Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Vellore, Thiruvannamalai
  • Salem, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Erode, Thiruppur, Coimbatore
  • Trichy, Perambalur, Karur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai,,Dindigul, Theni, Madurai
  • Virudhunagar, Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi

Details of Works

  • Percolation ponds with Recharge shafts
  • Check dams
  • Village tanks / Ooranies

Subsidy

  • Works are executed with 100 % grant

Eligibility

  • Works are carried out in patta lands and stream located in over exploitedcritical and semi-critical blocks

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Scheme No.3

3.Soil Conservation in Tribal areas under Integrated Tribal Development Programme

Objectives

  • To control soil erosion in the lands of the tribals and to prevent land degradation
  • To improve the productivity of the lands of tribals
  • To improve the ground water potential
  • To improve the socio economic status of tribal farmers

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • Contour Bunding / Contour Stone Wall
  • Terrace Support Wall
  • Land Shaping
  • Pipe Laying
  • Irrigation Check Dams
  • Check Dams
  • Gabion Check Dams

Eligibility

  • Land Owning Scheduled Tribal farmers in the following seven districts where the scheme is being implemented are eligible
    Villupuram
    Kalrayan Hills
    Vellore
    Jawadhu Hills
    Tiruvannamalai
    Jawadhu Hills
    Salem
    Kalrayan Hills, Shervarayan Hills, Arunuthoo Hills
    Namakkal
    Kolli Hills
    Dharmapuri
    Sitheri Hills
    Trichy
    Patchamalai Hills

Subsidy

  • Works are executed in the lands of tribal farmers in the selected tribal areas with 100% grant

Officer to be approached

Executive Engineer (AE),
35 B, VVA Building,
Trichy Main Road,
Thandarampatti,
Villupuram - 605602.
Phone - 04146227788
Executive Engineer (AE),
Polytechnic (opp.),
Thorappadi post,
Vellore - 632002.
Phone - 04162266603
Executive Engineer (AE),
Collectorate office complex,
Thiruvannamalai - 606604.
Phone - 04175232908
Executive Engineer (AE),
Kumarasamy Patty post,
Salem - 636007.
Phone - 04272415266
Executive Engineer (AE),
No.1/597. P.S.K. Towers,
Salem Road, Nammakkal,
Nammakkal District - 637001.
Phone - 04286275472
Executive Engineer (AE),
Joint Director Of Agriculture office 2nd Floor,
Collectorate Complex,
Dharmapuri District - 636705.
Phone - 04342230948
Executive Engineer (AE),
16/1, Williams Road,
Commercial Building First Floor,
Contonment, Trichy.
Phone - 04312419447
Superintending Engineer (AE),
35 A, VVA Building
Trichy Main Road,
Thandarampatti,
Villupuram - 605602.
Phone - 04146223951
E-Mail : aedsevpm@tn.nic.in
Superintending Engineer (AE),
Polytechnic (opp.)
Thorapadi Post,
Vellore - 632002.
Phone - 04162262601
E-Mail : aedsevlr@tn.nic.in
Superintending Engineer (AE),
No.14. Hajrat Abdul Salam Street
Kaja Nagar, Mannarpuram,
Trichy - 620020.
Phone - 04312420846
E-Mail : aedsetry@tn.nic.in

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Scheme No.4

4.Integrated Development of Pulses Villages in Rain fed Areas under National Agriculture Development Programme

Objectives

  • To conserve and manage the rain water mainly to reduce the impact of the moisture stress and bring about sustainability in pulses production
  • To give supplemental irrigation during the critical period of the pulses plant growth

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • Integrated Development of Pulses Villages in Rainfed Areas: Construction of New Farm Ponds

Eligibility

  • Pulses growing farmers in the selected districts

Subsidy

  • 100 % subsidy to farmers

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Scheme No.5

5.Scheme to Revive Agriculture in Fallow Land under NADP

Objectives

  • Reviving agriculture in fallow lands for increasing the area under agriculture.
  • Increasing the production and productivity of the fallow lands
  • Improving the economic status of the fallow land farmers

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • Villupuram District

Details of Works

  • Land Leveling
  • Contour Bunding
  • Compartmental Bunding
  • Ploughing with Chisel Plough

Eligibility

  • All the farmers in Villupuram district whose lands are categorized as fallow lands as per revenue records


Subsidy

  • Works in patta lands are taken up with 50% back ended subsidy.

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Scheme No.6

6.Soil and Water Conservation under Hill Area Development Programme

Objectives

  • To maintain and restore the ecology of the Nilgiris district
  • To control soil erosion, soil loss and sedimentation.
  • To improve the socio economic condition of the local people.
  • To create public awareness on the benefits of the soil conservation works
  • Prevention of landslides

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme implemented with special Central Assistance from Union Planning Commission

Project Area

  • The Nilgiris District

Details of Works

  • Gabion Check Dam
  • Drainage line treatment works
  • Water Harvesting Structures.
  • Community Irrigation Wells.
  • Channel Alignment and Widening works
  • Drying Yard with Rain Shelters
  • Major Check Dams with pipelines
  • Aligning and Providing lining to Irrigation Channels
  • Landslide treatment works

Eligibility

  • All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected watersheds are eligible


Subsidy

  • Works are taken up with 90% grant (95% in case of SC/ST) The beneficiaries
  • Are required to contribute 10% of the cost of works taken up
  • In their patta lands and it is 5% in case of SC/ST beneficiaries.
  • Community works and the landslide treatment measures are executed with 100% grant

Officer to be approached

  • Assistant Executive Engineer (AE), IGBP Complex, Botanical Garden Road Udagamandalam - 643001, The Nilgiris District
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (AE), Mysore Road, Selvipettai, Gudalur 643312, The Nilgiris District
  • Assistant Executive Engineer (AE), Land Slide Project, HADP, 117. Brindavan School Road, Wellington Bazaar, Wellington, Coonoor-643102, The Nilgiris District .
  • Executive Engineer (AE), Joint Director of Horticulture Office Complex Vijayanagaram,Near Rose Garden, Udagamandalam-643001, The Nilgiris
    District
  • Superintending Engineer AE, Grace Hill road,Sims Park, Coonoor-643101, The Nilgiris District.
  • Chief Engineer, Agricultural Engineering Department,487, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai-35, Phone - 24352686, 24352622

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Scheme No.7

7.Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project under NADP

Objectives

  • Prevention and control of soil loss from the catchment areas and there by to reduce sedimentation of multipurpose reservoirs

Funding Pattern

  • World Bank aided State Plan Scheme

Nodal Agency

  • State Project Monitoring Unit ( Water Resources Department )

Project Area

  • Kundha Reservoir Catchment in Nilgiris District and Krishnagiri Reservoir Catchment in Krishnagiri District

Details of Works

Kundha Reservoir Krishnagiri Reservoir
Terrace support wall/ Gabion Major Check Dams
Facial Revetment/ GabionFacialRevetment
Drainage line treatment works Upper Reaches
Silt detention tanks
Gabion Checks.Middle Reaches  
Gabion Check Dams. Lower Reaches  
River widening and Channel alignment  
Bed Dams  
Silt detention tanks  
Landslide Treatment works  


Subsidy

  • 100% Grant is provided for all soil conservation measures


Officer to be approache

The Nilgiris District Krishnagiri District
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED,
IGBP Complex, Botanical Garden Road,
Udhagamandalam-643001,
The Nilgiris District
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
43, Chettiyampatti Road,
Ambedkar Nagar,
Krishnagiri-635001
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
Mysore Road, Selvipettai,
Gudalur-643312,
The Nilgiris District
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
Sanasandiram, ChennathurPost ,
Opp to Look India,Royakottai Road,
Hosur-635109
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
Land Slide Project, HADP,
117. Brindavan School Road,
Wellington Bazaar, Wellington,
Coonoor-643102, The Nilgiris District.
 
Executive Engineer, AED
Joint Director of Horticulture Office Complex,
Vijayanagaram,Near Rose Garden,
Udhagamandalam-643001,
The Nilgiris District.
Executive Engineer, AED
Behind Collectorate Complex,
New police Quarters Road,
Ramapuram Post,
Krishnagiri-635115
Superintending Engineer, AED
Grace Hill road,Sims Park, Coonoor-643101,
The Nilgiris District.
Superintending Engineer AED
AR Lane, Kumarasamypatti,
Salem - 7
Chief Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
487, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai-35
Phone - 24352686, 24352622
 

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Scheme No.8

8.Soil Conservation in the catchments of River Valley Project under National Agricultural Development Programme

Objectives

  • Prevention and control of soil loss from the catchment areas and there by to reduce sedimentation of multipurpose reservoirs
  • Prevention of land degradation and watershed management in the interstate catchment areas
  • Improvement of land capability and moisture regime in the watersheds
  • Promotion of land use to match land capability

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • South Pennaiyar and Mettur Catchments in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri and Erode Districts

Project Area

  • Kundha Reservoir Catchment in Nilgiris District and Krishnagiri Reservoir Catchment in Krishnagiri District

Details of Works

  • Contour bunding
  • Horticultural plantations
  • Drainage line treatment
  • Water Harvesting Structure
  • Farm ponds
  • Agro Forestry and Afforestation
  • Silt Detention Structure


Eligibility

  • All farmers whose lands are covered in the selected watersheds in South Pennaiyar and Mettur catchment are eligible

Subsidy

  • 100% Grant is provided for all SWC measures. However, works to individualfarmer such as land leveling,
  • Individual farm ponds etc., are executed with 25% farmer’s contribution

Officer to be approache

Assistant Executive Engineer
River Valley Project – Unit I,
210 C, Salem Main Road,
Backside of Raghupathi Hospital,
Krishnagiri-635 001.
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
43, Chettiyampatti Road,
Ambedkar Nagar,
Krishnagiri-635001
Assistant Executive Engineer,
River Valley Project – Unit I,
Collectorate Complex,
Dharmapuri - 636701
Assistant Executive Engineer, AED
Sanasandiram, ChennathurPost ,
Opp to Look India,Royakottai Road,
Hosur-635109
Executive Engineer,
River Valley Project,
Dharmapuri.
Superintending Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
Salem
Chief Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
487, Anna Salai, Nandanam,
Chennai-600 035.
Phone - 24352686, 24352622
 

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Scheme No.9

9.Soil and Water Conservation under Western Ghats Development Programme

Objectives

  • To ensure eco-restoration, eco-development and eco-protection
  • To maintain ecological balance by controlling soil erosion
  • To create awareness of the necessity for protecting and developing the ecosystem among the farmers
  • Improvement of land capability and moisture regime in the watersheds
  • Economical upliftment of the local people

Details of Works

  • Staggered contour trenching
  • Gabion structure
  • Drainage line treatment works
  • Contour rubble bund
  • Contour / Compartmental bunds
  • Check dam
  • Village ponds
  • Water harvesting structures
  • Farm ponds
  • Land shaping

Eligibility

  • All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected Watersheds in the following districts are eligible for subsidy.
  • Coimbatore, Erode/Tiruppur Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari District

Subsidy

  • The beneficiaries are required to contribute 10% of the cost of works taken up in their patta lands and it is 5% in case of SC/ST beneficiaries
  • For community works, 5% of the cost of works is collected as beneficiary contribution
  • The balance expenditure is met by the Government

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Scheme No.10

10.Agricultural Mechanization under the National Agriculture Development

Objectives

  • To achieve 4% annual growth in the agriculture sector during XI and XII Plan period by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • All Districts (Except Chennai).

Details of Works

  • Providing subsidy assistance to farmers for the purchase of Agricultural Machinery/equipments/implements
  • High cost Farm Machinery / implements and Gender friendly equipments


Benefits offered

  • 50% subsidy assistance is provided to farmers for purchasing agricultural /equipments /implements
  • Subject to the ceiling limit prescribed for each machinery/implements and a maximum ceiling limit of Rs.4.00 lakhs topurchase high cost farm Machinery

Eligibility

  • All Farmers

Time-limit for Implementation

  • Programme will be completed within the financial year

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Scheme No.11

11.Formation of farmers group including free package of machinery and training on operation and maintenance of farm machinery

Objectives

  • To create a highly professional and motivated group for farming activities.
  • To reduce the drudgery of farm operations and to ensure timely farm operations.
  • To increase the food production and the income of the farmers
  • To promote the farm mechanization on “seed to seed” approach
  • To supplement the availability of farm power

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • All Districts (Except Chennai).

Details of Works

  • Formation of farmers group including free package of farm machinery and imparting training
  • To the farmers groups on Operation and maintenance of machinery for paddy and pulses cultivation


Eligibility

  • Small, Marginal farmers and rural youth

Subsidy

  • To provide free package of machinery and meet out the shortage of farm labourers for taking up the farm operations in time

Time-limit for Implementation

  • Programme will be completed within the financial year

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Scheme No.12

12.Training Programme to rural youth on handling and maintenance of agricultural machinery and implements

Objectives

  • To impart training to rural youth in handling and maintenance of agricultural machinery.
  • To improve the quality of manpower engaged in the field of Agricultural Mechanisation .
  • To accelerate the pace of Agricultural Mechanisation in the State
  • To improve the skill development
  • To motivate the youth for the use of latest farm machinery / equipments /implements to increase agricultural production and productivity

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • Coimbatore, Madurai, Vellore, Trichy, Thiruvarur and Tirunelveli

Details of Works

  • Training programmes to rural youth on handling and maintenance of agricultural machinery and implements are conducted


Eligibility

  • Youth upto 35 years age and minimum 8th Std passed qualification

Subsidy

  • Training imparted with 100 % grant

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Scheme No.13

13.Provision of Diesel Engine Pumpset with Rain gun / Portable Sprinkler Irrigation System for Critical Life Saving Supplemental Irrigation

Objectives

  • To give lifesaving supplementary irrigation to rainfed crops for avoiding total crop loss, utilizing rainwater harvested in farm ponds executed in the individual farmers field by Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department under MGNREGS scheme.
  • To sustain agricultural productivity and to improve the economic status of the farmers in rainfed areas through provision of diesel engine pumpsets with Rain gun / Portable irrigation systems at nominal rental charges.

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Project Area

  • 350 Blocks In Tamil Nadu State.

Details of Works

  • Construction of Farm Ponds by Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department under MGNREGS scheme.
  • Procurement of Diesel Engine with Rain gun irrigation System / Portable Sprinkler Irrigation System
  • Renting of these irrigation systems to the farmers at nominal rates to irrigate land with the water stored in the farm ponds


Eligibility

  • All the farmers whose lands are covered in the blocks selected

Subsidy

  • Provision of the irrigation systems consisting of Diesel engine pumpset and Raingun / Sprinkler irrigation system to the farmers at nominal rental charges

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Scheme No.14

14.Provision of Solar Powered Pumping system linked with appropriate Micro Irrigation system (Drip / Micro / Mini Sprinklers) under NADP in various places of Tamil Nadu

Objectives

  • To provide energy security to the farmers for irrigating the crops with no recurring expenditure
  • To promote the use of Green Energy (non-conventional energy) in Agriculture sector.
  • To improve the water use efficiency using Micro irrigation techniques
  • To improve the Agricultural Production and Productivity

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • Provision of 5 Hp AC Solar pumpsets with 4800 Wpcapacity with tracking system linked with appropriate Micro irrigation system to the farmers in all Districts of the state with 80% subsidy assistance to the farmers. (50% assistance from National Agricultural Development Programme and 30% Subsidy assistance from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy - Government of India)

Eligibility

  • All the farmers with assured water source (viz., Bore well, open well or other surface storage structure) suitable for erection of 5 Hp AC Solar pump set, for irrigating the crops through Micro irrigation system viz., Drip / Sprinklers


Subsidy

  • 80% subsidy assistance on the total cost of the Solar Powered pumping system will be provided to the eligible farmers.
  • Micro irrigation system will be given under ongoing scheme as per existing norms

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Scheme No.15

15.Provision of Solar Chilli Drier under NADP in five major chilli growing various places of Tamil Nadu districts

Objectives

  • To reduce the time taken for drying of chillies and to reduce the post harvest losses.
  • To get quality produce without impairing colour and pungency thereby help the farmers realize better price through exports and selling quality produce in premium markets .
  • Labour saving

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • 20 Nos. of Poly house tunnel type Solar Chilli drier @ Rs.2.00 Lakhs will be installed and handed over to the identified Chilli growing farmers group in the 5 major Chilli growing districts (4 nos. in each district) viz., Ramnad, Thoothukudi, .Sivaganga, Virudhunagar and Tirunelveli at 100% subsidy assistance to the group

Eligibility

  • The identified Chilli growing farmers’ groups in the districts of Ramnad, Thoothukudi, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar and Tirunelveli


Subsidy

  • Solar Chilli driers will be provided at 100% subsidy assistance to the identified farmers groups.

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Scheme No.15

16.Provision of Onion Storage structures (Natural Air Ventilated type) on pilot basis under NADP in 12 major onion growing districts

Objectives

  • To minimize storage losses and quality deterioration of onions arising in Conventional storage.
  • To help farmers get increased income, by avoiding distress sale as the price of onion is enhanced after the storage period

Funding Pattern

  • State Plan Scheme

Details of Works

  • Onion Storage structures (Natural Air Ventilated type) of varying capacity viz., 5.0 M.T. to 20 M.T.
  • Based on the individual farmers’ demand will be provided at the farmers’ field at 50% subsidy assistance under National Agricultural Development Programme
  • The scheme is to be implemented in the 12 major onion growing districts viz., Tiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Dindigul, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Erode, Madurai, Theni, Virudhunagar, Namakkal and Thoothukudi

Eligibility

  • The willing onion growing farmers in the above districts on priority basis


Subsidy

  • 50% subsidy on the cost of the structure subject to a maximum of Rs. 4000/- M.T. will be provided to the individual farmers

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Scheme No.17

17.World Bank aided Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization and Water bodies Restoration and Management

Objectives

  • Improve the water use efficiency by propagating drip and sprinkler irrigation system.
  • The foremost objective of AED is to increase the income of the farming community.
  • The second objective is water savings and the third one is labour savings

Details of Works

  • Installation of Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation systems
  • Construction of Farm pond and rain water harvesting structure
  • Information, Education, communication and capacity building

Eligibility

  • All farmers in the 51 sub basins approved by the World Bank.

Implementation

  • The project is implemented in 51 sub basins for a period of 6 years from 1.4.2007 to 31.3.2013. The World Bank has extended the project up to 30.9.2015


Subsidy

MIS
Farm Pond
100% subsidy for small and marginal farmers75% subsidy for others 95% subsidy for SC/ST farmers.
90% subsidy for general category farmers.

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Source

Agricultural Engineering Department, 487, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai - 600 035.
Phone : 044 - 2435 2686, 2435 2622, 2435 1492, Fax : 044 - 2434 8042
e-mail : aedce.tn@nic.in

UpDated on:May 2015

 
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