An integrated vegetable cultivation scheme will be implemented in the Erattayar, Kanchiyar, Kattappana, Ayyappancoil, Upputhara, Vandanmedu and Chakkuplaam Krishi Bhavan areas.
For public sector institutions, including educational institutions, Rs.4,000 will be given for cultivating vegetables in 10 cents of land and Rs.1,000 for other expenses.
Farmers will be trained and those who cultivate vegetables in cluster units will be given financial assistance to purchase pump sets and other equipment.
On house premises
Those who do not belong to cluster units will be given an assistance of Rs.15,000 per hectare for vegetable cultivation. Those who cultivate vegetables on house premises will also be given financial support under the scheme, said a release here on Wednesday.
Source : The Hindu