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13 December 2021, New Delhi: The Central Sector Scheme on ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCT of Delhi’ is being implemented through the State Governments.

Based on the information furnished by the State Governments, the State-wise details of number of Custom Hiring Centres established, number of crop residue management machines distributed, quantity of crop residue and area managed through machinery are enclosed in Annexure-I. The district-wise quantity of crop residue managed through machinery in the State of Punjab is enclosed as Annexure-II and the average operational cost of the machines identified for crop residue management is enclosed as Annexure-III
Annexure-I

Number of CHCs established, number of crop residue management machines distributed, quantity of crop residue and area managed during 2019-20 to 2021-22.

StateNumber ofCHCsestablishedNumber of crop residue management machines distributedQuantity ofcrop residue managed(Lakh Tonne)Area of land overwhich crop residue managementadopted(lakh Hectare)
Punjab189246365492.2014.21
Haryana55816215028.007.00
Uttar Pradesh47023190519.987.49
NCT of Delhi02020.060

Annexure-II

District-wise quantity of crop-residue managed through machinery in the State of Punjab during 2021-22

S.No.Districts of PunjabQuantity of crop-residue managed through machinery(Lakh tonnes)
1.Amritsar4.80
2.Barnala2.80
3.Bathinda6.00
4.Faridkot2.60
5.Fatehgarh Sahib2.70
6.Fazilka4.90
7.Firozpur3.40
8.Gurdaspur5.30
9.Hoshiarpur3.30
10.Jalandhar5.30
11.Kapurthala3.00
12.Ludhiana7.30
13.Malerkotla1.50
14.Mansa4.40
15.Moga4.90
16.Muktsar6.40
17.Pathankot1.60
18.Patiala5.50
19.Rupnagar1.90
20.Sangrur5.50
21.SAS Nagar1.30
22.Nawashahr2.70
23Tarn Taran5.10
Total92.2

Annexure-III

Estimated average operational Cost of machines

Name of the major machines identified for crop residue managementEstimated average operational Cost ofmachine (Rs./ha)
Super SMS with Combine Harvester4100
Happy Seeder3778
Super Seeder5822
Paddy Straw Chopper2967
Reversible Mould Board Plough3855
Rotavator2712
Baler &Rake3783
Crop Reaper Binder1300
Zero Till Drill1550
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