Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure (AMI) Scheme

Purpose

  • To develop Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure including storage infrastructure in Agricultura and allied sector.
  • To promote innovative and latest technologies in post-harvest and agricultural marketing Infrastructure.
  • To develop alternative and competitive Agri. Marketing channels.
  • To benefit the farmers individually and collectively through FPOs through small size processing units.
  • To incentivize developing and upgrading of Gramin Haats as GrAMs to make better farmer-consumer market linkages and also to assist in integration GrAMs with e-NAM portal.
  • To provide infrastructure facilities for grading, standardization and quality certification of agricultural and allied produce.
  • To promote Integrated Value Chains through minimal processing/ value addition.

Objective

  • To promote creation of agricultural marketing infrastructure by providing backend subsidy support to farmers, states, cooperatives and private sector investments and to promote creation of scientific storage capacity in rural areas in order to avoid distress sale and to increase farmers’ income.
  • AMI is demand driven, credit linked, back ended subsidy scheme wherein subsidy support @ 25% and 33.33%, available to beneficiaries is routed through NABARD, NCDC and DMI/ DAC&FW.

Last Updated On : Wednesday, 10-08-2022

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