Circulars

Continuation of ACABC Scheme for 2022-23

No. Rampraka/PUV-G/112/A Bidi - 1/2022-23 21 April 2022

Circular No. 89 /Door- 33/2022

Chairman / Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director

All Scheduled Commercial Banks

State Co-operative Bank / State Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank

Regional Rural Banks / Scheduled Primary Urban Co-operative Banks

Other entities eligible for refinance from NABARD

Madam / Dear Sir,

Continuation of ACABC Scheme for 2022-23

Please refer to our circular No.17/DoR-04/2019 dated 16.01.2019 forwarding therewith the revised guidelines on the ACABC scheme.

2. We advise having received the approval of GoI for implementation of the scheme for a period of six months, upto September 2022, of the financial year 2022-23, subject to further continuation based on the fresh appraisal to be carried out by EFC before the end of September 2022 on the basis of ‘Zero Base Budget’ review. Copy of the GoI letter F No.1 (1)/2020-ACABC/EM dated 07 April 2022 in this regard is enclosed. The salient features of the scheme remain unchanged.

3. You may please advise your Controlling Offices/District Central Cooperative Banks (in case of State Cooperative Banks) and branches accordingly.

Sincerely

(Vivek Sinha)
Chief General Manager

Attached : As above

F.No. 1 (1)/ 2020-ACABC / EM

Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Directorate of Extension

Krishi Vistar Bhawan
Pusa, New Delhi
Dated 07th April, 2022

Subject: Continuation of Agri-Clinics & Agri-Business Centres programme of Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension {SMAE} during the year 2022- 23-reg.

I am directed to convey the approval for continuation of the component Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (AC&ABC) of Sub-Mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE) of the Scheme Green Revolution (Krishonnati Yojana) for a period of six months, upto September 2022, of the financial year 2022-23, subject to further continuation based on the fresh appraisal to be carried out by EFC before the end of September, 2022 on the basis of 'Zero Base Budget' review. It is also informed that this continuation is with the existing cost norms without any revision. Physical targets assigned to the implementing agencies for this

period are detailed below.

S1. No Implementing Agency Target Component Target
1 National Institute for Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad Candidates to be trained 2363 nos
Establishment of Agriventures (50% of trained candidates) 1182 nos
Conduct of Refresher Training programmes 10 nos of 25 candidates each
2 National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD), Mumbai Candidates (agriventures) to be extended with subsidy 263 nos
Organization of Sensitization Workshops/Trainings 16 nos (14 States and ‹2 maj UTs)
a. State / UT Level 16 nos (14 States and ‹2 maj UTs)
b. District Level 150 nos

Financial allocation to the implementing agencies is also communicated with this as the Administrative Approval in which the budget allocation is made for the whole year. It is requested to initiate necessary action for achieving the targets for the first half year as detailed above.

This issues with the approval of Competent Authority.

(Sajith Kumar Kunhalath)
Joint Director (EM)
Ph: 011-25848949, Mob: 8178067389
Email: jdext-agri@gov.in

Distribution:

1. Dr. P. Chandra Shekara, Director General, MANAGE, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad-500030, Telangana

2. Shri Vivek Sinha, Chief General Manager (DOR), NABARD, Plot No.C-24, G- Block, B-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai-400051, Maharashtra

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