Schemes
 
  Post Harvest Technology and Management Machinery
 
 
 
Funding Pattern
 
 
Centrally shared scheme
Central - 60%, State 40%
 
 
Project Area
 
 
All Districts (Except Chennai )
 
 
Objectives
 
 
  • To reduce the losses of farm produce during and after harvest and increase the shelf life of produce.
  • To facilitate additional income to the farmers and generate employment in rural areas through adoption of proven technologies and machinery available for all types of Horticulture, Food Grain and Oil seed crops.
 
 
Details of Works
 
 

Providing subsidy assistance to Individual Farmers, Self Help Group (SHG), User Groups (UG) of farmers, Co-operative Societies of Farmers, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and Entrepreneurs for the establishment of PHT units for transfer of primary processing technology, value addition, low cost scientific storage, packaging units and technologies for by-product management in the production areas and also for the purchase of Post Harvest Technology and Management machinery such as Mini Dhall Mill, Millet Mill, Oil mill with filter press, Extractor, Packing machine, Power driven dehusker, Sheller, Thresher, Harvester, Peeler, Stripper, Splitter, Boilers, Steamer, Washing machines, Grinder, Pulveriser, Polisher, Cleaner cum grader, Gradient separator, Specific gravity separator etc., for all types of Horticulture / Food grain / Oil seed crops.

 
 
Benefits offered (Subsidy)
 
 
  • Providing subsidy assistance for the purchase of Post Harvest Technology and Management machinery with maximum 50% subsidy or the eligible subsidy prescribed by the Government whichever is less for other beneficiary farmers and a maximum of upto 60% 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–II )

 
 
Eligibility
 
 

Individual Farmers, Self Help Group (SHG), User Groups (UG) of farmers, Co-operative Societies of Farmers, Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and Entrepreneurs. Enhanced subsidy to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Small, Marginal and Women farmers.

 
 
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