Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices.
Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH):
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare has provided an enhanced allocation of Rs. 2250 Crore for the year 2021-22 for ‘Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture’ (MIDH).
About the ‘Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture’ (MIDH):
It is a scheme for the holistic growth and development of the Indian horticulture sector.
- This Centrally Sponsored scheme covers vegetables, fruits, roots and tuber crops, aromatic plants, flowers, spices, bamboo, coconut, cashew and cocoa.
- MIDH also provides technical support and advice to state horticultural missions, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Saffron Mission and the National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA).
- MIDH is under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, GOI.
- Under MIDH, Government of India (GOI) contributes 60%, of total outlay for developmental programmes in all the states except states in North East and Himalayas, 40% share is contributed by State Governments. In the case of North Eastern States and Himalayan States, GOI contributes 90%.
- National Horticulture Mission (NHM).
- Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States (HMNEH).
- National Bamboo Mission (NBM).
- National Horticulture Board (NHB).
- Coconut Development Board (CDB).
- Central Institute for Horticulture (CIH).
- About MIDH.
- Sub Schemes.