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National Project on Organic Farming

22 July 2021, New Delhi: Under Capital investment Subsidy Scheme (CISS) of National Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), 100% assistance is provided to State Government / Government agencies for setting up of mechanized fruit/vegetable market Agro waste compost production unit  up to a maximum limit of Rs.190.00 lakh /unit (for 3000 Total Per Annum (TPA) capacity).  Similarly, for individuals/ private agencies assistance up to 33% of cost limit to Rs 63 lakh/unit as capital investment is provided. Under CISS until now, 12 Fruit and vegetable compost units have been established including 4 units in the State of Tamil Nadu and Rs. 148.332 lakh has been released to the State for this purpose.

Completed Projects of Production Units under CISS since 2012-13 till date (as per NABARD)

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.