Cabinet approves New Central Sector Scheme – “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana”

The Cabinet Committee has approved the renaming of the new Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) as “Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) “for the period of 2016-20 coterminous with the 14th Finance Commission cycle. The new Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters) has approved with same allocation and period in May 2017. The Main purpose of PMKSY is to supplement agriculture, modernize processing and decrease Agri-Waste.

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