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Government Agriculture Subsidy Scheme For Farmers In India

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The growing importance and need for food in India and with the suicide of farmers taking place throughout the country the government of India is making a massive change in the way agriculture is done throughout the nation.

The government is looking forward to benefiting the farmers who are working very hard and are unable to pay back loans taken from banks. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Ministry of Agriculture India have come together to launch a Tractor Subsidy for farmers under which the farmers would be given a mechanization component of the Macro-Management Scheme of agriculture and there is a provision of the subsidy for promoting agricultural mechanization.


Details on the scheme

The government will provide 25% subsidy for the tractors that are cost limited to INR.30,000/- with 35 PTO HP, the ministry of agriculture has approved a list of tractor models of up to 35 HP under the scheme. The scheme is available to all farmers irrespective of the categories they belong to. The Subsidy scheme is a component of the Macro-Management Scheme, formulated in 2000-2001, by bringing together 27 centrally sponsored schemes relating to cooperatives, crop production programs, watershed development programs, horticulture, fertilizer, mechanization, and seeds.

The scheme provides farmers with a subsidy to buy the following equipment

  • Tractors
  • Power Tiller
  • Self-propelled Reaper
  • Paddy transplanted and other similar machines

Specialised power drove equipment such as

  • Zero-till-Seed Drill
  • Raised Bed Planter
  • Sugarcane cutter planter
  • Potato planter
  • Potato Digger
  • Groundnut digger
  • Rotavator
  • Straw Reaper
  • Strip-till drill
  • Tractor-drawn Reaper
  • Cleaner-cum-grader
  • Dryer
  • Stubble shaver
  • Mobile fruit harvester
  • Power Weeder
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A benefit of Tractor Subsidy Scheme by Government of India

  • Government give 25% appropriation to Tractor which is taken a toll restricted to Rs.30,000/ – for purchasing Tractors of up to 35 HP
  • Advantages of appropriation to purchase tractors
  • Advantages of getting appropriation on different farming automation

Qualification of Tractor Subsidy Scheme by Government of India

  • All farmers eligible for this scheme
  • Individual farmers are eligible
  • Small and marginal farmers are eligible for Tractor Subsidy

Documents required for the scheme

  1. Applicant Aadhaar card
  2. Application form
  3. Applicant 7/12
  4. Applicant bank account details

How can I apply for the scheme?         

  1. All interested must contact get in contact with the relevant states agricultural department to get further details
  2. Candidates are formally requested to get in direct contact with the Zilla Parishad or Gram Panchayat for further procedures

References and Details

Visit the official website to find out more about registering for the scheme at the link provided Government of India visit


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Mukesh Jindal

Mukesh Jindal

My name is Mukesh Jindal, and I am from New Delhi, India. I am an engineer by profession. I am employed by an IT company in which I work. My topics of interest include technology, mobile, and apps.

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