Government Schemes

Krishi Gurukul Yojana in Maharashtra

Mukesh Jindal
Written by Mukesh Jindal

The Krishi Gurukul Yojana was launched by the government of Maharashtra under which farmers are given specific information about the latest technology. Under the scheme, 3 farmers per district will be selected as role models to share and guide information to 25 others with their own experience, adopted advanced techniques in the field of agriculture and floriculture. Their role model trainer and the trainee farmer will also be paid honorarium under the scheme.

The announced was made in the 2016-17 financial budget year and is currently active. The farmers who have already opted for the scheme are being trained with the techniques needed for the success of the scheme.


Benefits of Krishi Gurukul Yojana

  • Introduction to technology: With this scheme, farmers are educated about the new technologies and its implementation
  • Success stories: More such practices will bring more success stories and will motivate others to undertake the same practice
  • Smart work: Farmers will come to know about the smart work rather than doing rigorous work and achieving very less
  • Better results: With the knowledge shared and implementation of new technology there will be better results in the form of grain production and earning

Eligibility for Krishi Gurukul Yojana

  • Only farmers are eligible for the scheme
  • Must be a resident a Maharashtra state

Documents Required

  • Proof of residence (Electricity bill, Water connection bill, Gas connection Bill, Ration card, Aadhar card, Voter card, Driving license)
  • Aadhar card
  • Ration card
  • Agricultural land proof

Application form

There are no such application forms. The selected farmers will have to organize such campaigns under which they will educate 25 other farmers voluntarily

Whom to contact where to contact for more information about the scheme?

  • Panchayat Gram
  • Krishi Samiti
  • Agricultural business committee
  • Agricultural festivals


About the author

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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