The main objective of National Agriculture Development Programme is to increase productivity of important crops through focused interventions and maximizing returns to farmers. This scheme is implemented in the State with 60:40 sharing pattern between Central and State Governments.
Government of India launched Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in the year 2007-08. The main objectives of RKVY are:
1. To ensure that the local needs/crops are better reflected in the Horticultural plans of the state
2. To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops through focused interventions.
3. To maximize returns to the farmers in Horticulture
4. To bring about quantifiable changes in the production and productivity of various components of Horticulture by addressing them in a holistic manner.
The main objective of National Agriculture Development Programme is to make farming a remunerative economic activity by strengthening the farmer’s efforts through creation of required infrastructure that increases access to quality inputs, storage, etc and enables farmers to make informed choices. This scheme is being implemented with a sharing pattern of 60:40 between Centre and State in all districts of Tamil Nadu.