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is a centrally sponsored scheme.
- It is launched to enhance the production of Rice, Wheat,
Pulses, Coarse Cereals
and commercial crops (Cotton,
jute and Sugarcane).
– Production of rice, wheat and pulses would be increased by 10, 8, 4 million tonnes respectively and
Coarse cereals by 3 million tonnes.
– 50:50 by Centre and State for food crops and 100%
centre funding for cash crops.
would be implemented through cluster demonstration, distribution of high yield
seeds with farm mechanization,
&Integrated pest management.
– National Food Security Act is different from the Mission and the act is
administered by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs).