• Objective: To create gainful self-employment opportunities for unemployed agricultural graduates, agricultural diploma holders, intermediate in agriculture and biological science graduates with Post Graduation in agri-related courses. And to support agricultural development.

 

  • Eligibilty
  1. Graduates in agriculture and allied subjects from State Agriculture Universities (SAUs)/Central Agricultural Universities/Universities recognized by ICAR/UGC. Degree in Agriculture and allied subjects offered by other agencies are also considered subject to approval of Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, GoI, on recommendation of the State Government.
  2. Diploma (with at least 50% marks)/Post Graduate Diploma holders in Agriculture and allied subjects from State Agricultural Universities, State Agriculture and Allied Departments and State Department of Technical Education.
  3. Biological Science Graduates with Post Graduation in Agriculture & allied subjects.
  4. Degree courses recognized by UGC having more than 60 percent of the course content in Agriculture and allied subjects
  5. Diploma/Post Graduate Diploma courses with more than 60 percent of course content in Agriculture and allied subjects, after B.Sc. with Biological Sciences, from recognized colleges and universities.
  6. Agriculture related courses at Intermediate (i.e. plus two) level, with at least 55% marks.

 

  • Quantum of Finance: Financial viability and technical feasibility of a venture and as per the bank’s norms. But subsidy will be reckoned only on Loan of Rs 20 Lacs for individual and Rs 100 Lacs for group project.
  • Interest Rate: As per the extant guidelines of Bank.