National Horticulture Mission

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, GOVERNMENT OF BIHAR
Macro Management Division

Question :
What is Macro Management?  How many schemes have been integrated in the formulation of Macro Management Scheme?
Answer   :
Macro Management means combination of different schemes to make it larger. 27 different schemes have been integrated to formulate this Scheme.
Question :
What is the purpose of Macro Management Scheme?
Answer   :
The main purpose of the Macro Management Scheme is to provide flexibility to the States to develop and pursue activities on the basis of their regional priorities.
Question :
How it is being implemented?
Answer   :
This Scheme is being implemented through the various agencies like State Agriculture, Horticulture, Soil Conservation, Forest Deptt. and other Implementing Agencies in the State.
Question :
What are the subsidy rates and which are the items on which subsidy is available?
Answer   :
Subsidy per farmer or per activity should not exceed 25% of the cost or the present subsidy level approved under 27 identified schemes, which ever is lower.  Subsidy is available under the Scheme on various components including agriculture implements such as Tractor, Power Tiller, Power Thrashers, Sprinklers and Plant Protection Equipments.  Assistance is also available on certified quality seeds and IPM/Field demonstrations.  
Question :
Has the Govt. of India formulated separate guidelines for implementation of the Scheme?
Answer   :
Yes, there are separate guidelines for implementation of Macro Management Scheme.