Schemes
 
  Agricultural Mechanisation Programme under National Agriculture Development Programme
 
 
 
Funding Pattern
 
 
Centrally shared scheme
Central - 60%, State 40%
 
 
Project Area
 
 
All Districts (Except Chennai )
 
 
Objectives
 
 
  • To increase the reach of farm power so as to enhance the performance of farming operations at appropriate time and increasing the income of farmers.
  • Precise operation and economic input use and savings in cost.
 
 
Details of Works
 
 

Providing subsidy assistance to Farmers for the purchase of Agricultural Machinery and Implements such as Power Tiller, Paddy Transplanter, Rotavator, Seed Drill, Zero Till Seed cum Fertilizer Drill, Seed cum Fertilizer Drill, Bund Former – Tractor Operated and Power Tiller Operated, Straw Baler – Tractor Operated, Power Weeder for Garden land and Wet land walk behind type including Brush Cutter, Paddy Power weeder, Chaff Cutter and Power Sprayer.

 
 
Benefits offered (Subsidy)
 
 
  • Providing subsidy assistance to farmers for the purchase of Agricultural Machinery and Implements with 40% subsidy or the eligible subsidy prescribed by the Government whichever is less for other beneficiary farmers and 50% subsidy or the eligible subsidy prescribed by the Government, whichever is less for farmers under Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Small, Marginal and Women farmers.

    ( Annexure–I )

  • Farmers can select any make and model of agricultural machinery and implements according to their choice from the agricultural machinery manufacturing firms approved and empanelled by the Agricultural Engineering Department.
 
 
Eligibility
 
 

All Farmers on a first come first served basis and payment in total to be made upfront.

 
 
Time-limit for Implementation
 
 
Programme will be implemented within the financial year .
 
 
How to Avail / Contact Details
 
 
Assistant Executive Engineer
AED in the Revenue Division
Executive Engineer
AED in the District.
Superintending Engineer
AED in the Region.
Chief Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
Nandanam,Chennai-600 035.
Phone - 2435 2686, 2435 2622