Bihar government scheme

To promote vegetable production there is a 75% subsidy in this state.

To promote vegetable production there is a 75% subsidy in this state.

To increase vegetable production and to help farmers in Bihar, the state government is running the Vegetable Development Scheme. According to this scheme, the government is providing a 75% subsidy on the purchase of the seeds. In Bihar, farmers have started sowing vegetables with Rabi crops to promote vegetable production. The government is also supporting them so that the income of farmers can increase along with the production capacity. Along with this, the government is providing grants to encourage vegetable production. Also, a plan is being prepared to encourage more farmers to produce seeds under the Vegetable Development Scheme. 

Bihar government has started the Vegetable Development Scheme, under which grants will be provided for the cultivation of various vegetables. Under this scheme, farmers will get grants for the distribution of seeds of high-value vegetables. The government is also providing subsidies for the cultivation of cucumber, brinjal, and other vegetables without seeds. The online application process for this has also started. Interested farmers have the opportunity to apply so that they can take advantage of this scheme.

The government is providing up to 75% subsidy on seeds.

The Bihar government has decided to provide funds to the farmers on the seeds of improved varieties of vegetables, in which a 75 percent subsidy is included in the unit cost of high-value cucumbers and brinjals. Under the Vegetable Development Scheme, farmers will be provided funds up to the prescribed limit in one sub-component. Funds will be provided for purchases of vegetables worth Rs 1,000 to Rs 10,000. Farmers will also be provided funds for vegetable farming seeds ranging from 0.25 acres to 2.5 acres.


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The application has to be made through online mode.

Horticulture Officer Suraj Pandey says that to avail of the benefits of the Vegetable Development Scheme, farmers will have to apply online. He informed me that this process has now been started. He has said that for the farmers who want to take advantage of the scheme, it is necessary for them to already have a 13-digit DBT number. Let us tell you that those farmers who do not have this number, can get this number by registering on the official website After getting the registration number, farmers can apply online by visiting the link of website.

50% grant to farmers of this state under crop diversification scheme

50% grant to farmers of this state under crop diversification scheme

Online applications for the identification of aromatic and medicinal plants began on January 22, 2024, as part of the Crop Diversification Scheme. The Bihar government encourages farmers to diversify their crops. This not only increases their income, but also protects the environment. This strategy allows farmers to earn extra money by producing fragrant and therapeutic plants. Farmers receive up to a 50% subsidy under the system.

The cultivation of these crops is encouraged

The Bihar government is offering incentives for the growth of Tulsi, Asparagus, Lemon Grass, Palm Rosa, and Khus as part of agricultural diversification. Online applications for the scheme began on January 22, 2024. Farmers in nine districts of Bihar can benefit from this plan. Farmers in nine districts of Bihar can profit from this plan. The districts are: West Champaran, Nawada, Supaul, Saharsa, Khagaria, Vaishali, Gaya, Jamui, and East Champaran. To take advantage of the policy, interested farmers can enlarge their aromatic and medicinal plant areas, which can range from 0.1 hectare to 4 hectares.

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Farmers are receiving a 50 percent subsidy

Bihar's Horticulture Directorate also uploaded a social media post on the Crop Diversification Scheme, stating that farmers will receive a 50% payment for producing lemongrass, palm rosa, basil, shatavari, and khus. If the unit cost is Rs 1,50,000 per acre. Let us tell you that farmers would receive a 50% grant, i.e. Rs 75 thousand for this.

Where to apply to get the benefits of the scheme

Farmers can apply for the advantages of this plan by clicking on the 'Apply' option under 'Crop Diversification plan' on the Horticulture Directorate's official website, Farmers interested in learning more should contact the district's Assistant Director of Horticulture.