Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)

Introduction of the Scheme :

    Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) which is the Flagship programme of the Government of India is being implemented in the state of Meghalaya through the Department of Agriculture as the Nodal Department with the main aim of enhancing growth in Agriculture and Allied sectors. This is an integrated programme to bring about all round development in agriculture through sub-sectors namely Agriculture, Horticulture, Irrigation, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Soil and Water Conservation, and Co-operation. So far under Agriculture sector, Soil and water Conservation sector and Irrigation sector, the thrust is for land development, creation of water sources and farm mechanisation to bring more areas under cultivation as well as increase the cropping intensity of the state. On Horticulture sub-sector effort is on encouragement of cultivation of high value low volume crops through Hubs and Spokes Model. On Fisheries sector and Animal Husbandry & Veterinary sector, the objective is to reduce the increasing demand of fish and meat import from other states and also to meet the nutritional demand through fish and meat. On the other hand the Co-operation Department assists the Animal Husbandry and veterinary sector in dairy farming.

Status on Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) for 2015-16

Sl. No Name of Projects Project cost (in Crores) Physical Target Remarks
1 Construction of Farmers training Centre at Chokpot, South Garo Hills 1.95505 a) Construction of Farmers’ Training Centre (Building)
b) Boundary chain link fencing
2 Supply of Power Tillers 2.169 241 Nos
TOTAL 4.12405
1 Upgradation of Dawagre Horti Hub & Orange Plantation 1.5438 a) Establishment of Water harvesting structure with UV pond living 3 (three) lakhs litres capacity
b) Orange plantation with irrigation at selected 10 different villages.
(i) Banana Plantation: 2 units.
(ii) Black pepper plantation: 1 unit.
(iii) Orange plantation: 2 units.
(iv) Pineapple plantation: 1 unit.
2 Assistance to Lakadong Turmeric Growers 0.75 a) Planting materials for 600 kg. for 200 units.
b) Farm yard manure for 12 MT for 200 units
c) Organic growth promoter for 10 lit/kg for 200 units
3 Organic Strawberry 1.50425  
TOTAL 3.79805
1 Extension of Muga Plantation & Strengthening of Muga Farm at Garobada West Garo Hills District 1.2559 a) Construction of single storied Grainage House No. 2 (93 sqm)
b) Internal Wiring and service connection of electricity
c) Water supply.
d) Construction of boundary chain link fencing wall and gate
e) Equipments
f) Raising of nursery
g) new plantation and its maintenance.
h) rearing cost
TOTAL 1.2559