Government Subsidy Schemes on Seed across the country

Scheme/Component Crops Scale of Assistance
Macro Management Rice and Wheat Rs.500/- per quintal or 50% of the cost, whichever is less for certified seed distribution for rice and wheat.
Mode of Agriculture-State Work Plan

 

 

 

Bajra, Jowar, Ragi and Barley

 

 

 

Rs.800/- per quintal or 50% of the cost, whichever is less for certified seed distribution of varieties for Bajra, Jowar and Barley
Rs.1000/- per quintal for certified seed distribution of hybrid of Bajra and Jowar.
Rs.1000/- quintal or 50% of the cost, whichever is less for assistance for production hybrid rice seed.
Rs.2000/- per quintal or 50% of the cost, whichever is less assistance for production hybrid rice seed distribution.
Integrated Scheme on Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil Palm and Maize All Oilseeds, Pulses and Maize

 

Full cost for purchase of Breeder seed.
Rs.1000/- quintal for foundation and certified seed production.
Rs.1200/- per quintal or 25% of Seeds cost whichever is less for certified seed distribution.
Oil Palm Sprouts

 

Full cost of Seed Minikits of high yielding varieties (implementing agency NSC/SFCI).
75% of the cost with a ceiling of Rs.7500/ha.for entire land holding of farmers.
Technology Mission on Cotton Cotton Seed 50% of the cost or Rs.50/- per kg. whichever is less for foundation seed production.
25% of the cost or Rs..15/- per kg. whichever is less for Certified seed production.
Rs.20/- per kg. for certified seed  distribution.
50% of the cost limited to Rs.40/- per kg. seed treatment
Technology Mission on Jute and Mesta Jute and Mesta 50% of the  cost limited to Rs.3000/- per quintal for  foundation seed production.
25% of the  cost limited to Rs.700/- per quintal for  Certified seed production
50% of the cost limited to Rs.2000/- per quintal for certified seed distribution.
National Food Security Mission

 

 

 

Rice Rs.1000/- per quintal or 50% of the cost whichever is less for certified hybrid rice seed production.
Rs.2000/- per quintal or 50% of Seeds cost whichever is less for certified hybrid rice seed distribution.
Rs.5/- per kg.. or 50% of the cost, whichever is less for certified high yielding varieties seed distribution.
Full cost of Seed Minikits of high yielding varieties.
  Wheat Rs.5/- per kg. or 50% of the cost whichever is less for certified high yielding varieties seed distribution
Full cost of Seed Minikits of high yielding varieties.
  Pulses Rs.1000/- per quintal for foundation and certified seeds production.
Rs.1200/- per quintal or 50% of the cost whichever is less for certified seed distribution.
Full cost of Seed Minikits of high yielding varieties
Seed Village Programme All Agricultural Crops To upgrade the quality of farmer saved seed financial assistance for distribution of foundation/certified seeds at 50% cost of the seed for production of quality seeds.
Assistance to train the farmers on seed production and seed technology @ Rs.15000/- for a group of 50-150 farmers.
to encourage farmers to develop storage capacity of appropriate quality  assistance @ 33% subject to a maximum of Rs. 3000/- for SC/ST farmers and @ 25% subject to maximum of Rs. 2000/- for other farmers for procuring seeds storage bin of 20 qtl. capacity .Assistance @ 33%  subject to maximum of Rs. 1500/- to SC/ST farmers and @ 25% subject to maximum of Rs. 1000/- for other farmers for making seeds storage bin of 10 qtl. capacity in the seed villages where seed village scheme is being implemented.
Transport subsidy on Movement of Seeds to North Eastern States including Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand & Hill areas of West Bengal  All certified seeds excluding potato 100% difference between road and rail transportation charge is being reimbursed to implementing States/Agencies for movement of seeds produced from outside the State to the identified State Capital/District Headquarter.
Actual cost restricted to maximum limit of Rs.60/- per quintal  whichever is less for movement of seeds transported within the State from State Capital/District Headquarter to sale outlets/sale counters is being reimbursed.
Hybrid Rice Seed Production Only Rice Hybrid Rice Seed Production assistance Rs.2000/qtls.
Hybrid Rice Seed Distribution assistance Rs2500/qtls.
Creation and Strengthening of Infrastructure Facilities All Crops To create/strengthen infrastructure facilities for production and distribution of quality seeds for the States/State Seeds Corporation financial assistance for creating facilities for seed cleaning, grading, processing, packing and seed storage is being provided in public sector
Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana All Crops All Activities including Seed Infrastructure  Facilities
Assistance for Boosting Seed Production in Private Sector for high volume-low value crops For increasing seed production with a view to enhancing seed replacement rate, particularly in high volume low value crops, credit linked back-ended capital subsidy  is provided @ 25% of project cost up to a maximum limit of Rs. 10.00 lakh on seed infrastructure development relating to seed cleaning, grading, processing, seed treating, packaging, seed storage and seed testing facilities, to private companies, individual entrepreneurs, NGOs and seed co-operatives through commercial banks and National Seed Development Corporation. The Private Companies, individual entrepreneurs, NGOs and seed co-operatives constitute the beneficiaries under this scheme.