Strengthening APMCs through Agriculture Infrastructure Fund scheme

Strengthening APMCs through Agriculture Infrastructure Fund scheme
Under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund, a financing facility of ₹1 lakh crore is to be disbursed by banks and lending institutions as loans to eligible beneficiaries

The Government of India is running a Central sector scheme of financing facility under the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) to boost agriculture infrastructure relating to post-harvest management (PHM) and community farming assets in the country. Under this scheme financing facility of ₹1 lakh crore is being disbursed by the banks and lending institutions as loans to eligible beneficiaries, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

This financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund will help agricultural produce market committees (APMC) to upgrade their infrastructure, which will benefit the farmers, the minister further informed the upper house of the Indian parliament.

State-wise tentative fund allocation under AIF

S.No State/UT Tentative Fund Allocation (Rs. Cr)
1 Uttar Pradesh 12,831
2 Rajasthan 9,015
3 Maharashtra 8,460
4 Madhya Pradesh 7,440
5 Gujarat 7,282
6 West Bengal 7,260
7 Andhra Pradesh 6,540
8 Tamil Nadu 5,990
9 Punjab 4,713
10 Karnataka 4,525
11 Bihar 3,980
12 Haryana 3,900
13 Telangana 3,075
14 Kerala 2,520
15 Odisha 2,500
16 Assam 2,050
17 Chattisgarh 1,990
18 Jharkhand 1,445
19 Himachal Pradesh 925
20 Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh 900
21 Uttarakhand 785
22 Tripura 360
23 Arunachal Pradesh 290
24 Nagaland 230
25 Manipur 200
26 Mizoram 196
27 Meghalaya 190
28 Goa 110
29 Delhi 102
30 Sikkim 56
31 Puducherry 48
32 A & N Islands 40
33 Daman & Diu 22
34 Lakshadweep 11
35 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 10
36 Chandigarh 9
  Total 100,000

Source: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

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