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Farm Sector Development Department (FSDD)

FSDD has been recently carved out of the erstwhile Development Policy Department - Farm Sector. The Department's core function is implementation of various farm sector initiatives aimed at conservation and management of natural resources, accelerating ground level credit flow by Rural Financial Institutions, incremental agricultural production and productivity, generating rural employment and raising the standard of living of rural poor through credit and grant. The implementation of these programmes evolved over a period of time through various policy initiatives is the responsibility of the Department. Dealing with the operational issues emerging while implementing, monitoring the programmes and providing feedback for policy framing/improvement is a part of the task assigned to the Department. The important tasks portfolios handled by FSDD are grouped under four verticals, the details are furnished below

Major Functional Areas of the Department

  1. Farm Sector Promotional Fund

    1. Overview

    2. Projects sanctioned under Detailed Project Report (DPR) method

    3. Holistic Development of Villages through Village Development Programme (VDP)

    4. Pilot Project on Augmenting Productivity of Lead Crops

    5. Pilot Project on System of Rice Intensification (SRI)

    6. Support under Pilot Project for Technology Transfer, Credit Counselling and Market Advocacy through Farmers Clubs (Master Farmers)

    7. Support to Farmers' Training and Rural Development Centres (FTRDCs)

    8. Support for Capacity Building for Adoption of Technology (CAT)

    9. Farmers' Club Programme

    10. Pilot Project for Augmenting Farm Productivity in Balasore Dist. in Odisha

  2. Producers Organisation Development Fund (PODF)

    1. Financing and supporting Producer Organisations

    2. Financing and Developing PACS into multi-service centres

  3. Tribal Development Programmme

    1. Sustainable Livelihood Support for Tribal families

    2. Status of implementation of TDF projects

  4. Watershed Development Programme

      1. Watershed Development Fund

      2. WDF-PM's Package for Distress District

      3. WDF- Non Distress Districts

      4. IWDP South Bihar

      5. Watershed Plus Initiatives

      6. Indo German Watershed Development Programme

      7. Impact of watershed Programme



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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