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Programs & Schemes

Price support Scheme (PSS)

Price Support Scheme (PSS) is being implemented by Government of India in the state. Main crops of the state like Bajra, Jowar, Maize, Paddy, Cotton, Tur, Moong, Urad, Groundnut, Sesamum Wheat, Gram, Mustard, and Sugarcane etc. are covered.

The Government of Gujarat recommend support price of various kharif and Rabi crops grown during respective season to be marketed in next season based on cost of production worked out by state Agriculture Department in consultation with Scientist of Agriculture University and as decided in the committee meeting of Gujarat State Agriculture Prices Commission. Central Government declared MSP of each main crops before the marketing season of crops and advertising in local mass media through state and central procurement agencies specified by GOI.

When prices of commodities fall below the MSP, State and central notified procurement nodal agencies purchase commodities directly from the farmers at MSP under specified FAQ ( fair Average Quality) through APMC centers arranged by them. Directorate of Agriculture monitoring all arrangement made for procurement of crops and prices prevailed in market of each crops.

Eligibility criteria

Farmers of the State

Benefits of the Scheme

When prices of commodities fall below the MSP, State and central notified procurement nodal agencies purchase commodities directly from the farmers at MSP under specified FAQ ( fair Average Quality), By this way price of the main commodities are procured and protect the farmers against the economical loss in farming.

How to get benefit of the scheme

Farmers get benefit of the scheme by sell of their produce at support price in APMC centers opened by Nodal procurement agency.

Forms or GR related to Scheme

  • http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India : External website that opens in a new window
  • Office of The Chief Electoral Officer, Gujarat State : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://india.gov.in, Soil Health Card : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://agricoop.nic.in/, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://www.icar.org.in/, Indian Council of Agricultural Research : External website that opens in a new window
  • http://www.imd.gov.in/, Indian Meteorological Department : External website that opens in a new window
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019
  • DigiLocker
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