Setting up of cold storage (of capacity above 5000 MT and up to 10000 MT) and their modernization are eligible for assistance under the NHB Scheme of Capital Investment subsidy for construction/ expansion/ modernization of cold storage for Horticulture Products (a sub scheme under MIDH). It is open ended credit linked scheme with scale of assistance @ 40% of capital cost of project limited Rs 30.00 lakhs per project in general area and 50% limited to Rs 37.50 lakhs per project in case of NE, Hilly & amp (Click for Details)
Cold storage (long term storage and distribution hubs) up to 5000 MT capacity are eligible for assistance under the open ended scheme of NHM/ HMNEH (a sub scheme of MIDH). The assistance is extended as subsidies to credit linked projects @ 35% of capital cost of project in general area and 50% in case of Hilly & Scheduled area. Operational Guidelines for Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) (Relevant Pages 21, 47 and 48). (Click for Details)
Setting up of cold storage as a part of a integrated value chain project are eligible for subsidy provided the cold storage component is not more than 75% of TFO (Total Financial Outlay). The scale of assistance as subsidy to projects is @ 25% of capital cost and maximum ceiling to Rs 2.25 crore in general area and 33.33% and maximum ceiling up to Rs 4 crore in case of NE, Hilly & Scheduled area. Integrated Scheme for Agricultural Marketing (ISAM)-Operational Guidelines. (Click for Details)
(Click for Details) Setting up of cold chain are assisted by APEDA as a part of strategy to develop the industries relating to the scheduled products (click for list of products) for export. The Scale of assistance as 40% subsidy subject to a limit of Rs 75 lakh for cold chain projects with mechanized handling system. Agriculture Export Promotion Plan Scheme For XII Plan.
(Click for Details) Are implementing scheme for promotion and technology up gradation of Small Scale Industries (SSI). (Click for Details). Under the scheme Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme (CLCSS) DC MSME provides subsidy at the rate of 15% of the investment in plant and machine to micro and small manufacturing enterprises (MSEs). Maximum amount of subsidy is Rs 15 lakh and maximum ceiling of investment in plant and machinery is Rs 1 crore. (Click for Details)
Under Horticulture Mission For North Eastern Region and Himalayan States (HMNEH) a sub scheme of MIDH Food processing units for horticulture products are extended credit linked back ended capital investment assistance of 50% of project cost (ceiling amount of project cost is Rs 8 crore ) in the States of J&K, Himachal and Uttarakhand. (Relevant page 49) (Click for Details)
SFAC extents venture capital assistance in form of equity to agribusiness projects. The quantum of SFAC support is 26% of promoter’s equity or amount of Rs 50 lakhs which ever is lower in general area and 40% of the promoter equity or amount of Rs 50 lakhs which ever is lower in Hilly and NE regions . This venture capital is repayable to SFAC after the repayment of term loan.
Operational Guidelines for Venture Capital Scheme for Agribusiness Development- XII Plan 2012-2017 (Click for Details)
(Click for Details) Extents support to MSME through one of its scheme Smaridi Fund with a corpus of Rs 450 crores invested by Department for International Development (DIFD) UK and SIDBI. The scale of support is between Rs 5 to Rs 25 Crore in form of equity and convertible instrument payable after 7 years. (Click for Details)
To promote innovation and entrepreneurship culture at grassroots level, Ministry of MSME under its scheme for Promotion of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Agro Industry have been allotted budget of 210 crores. (Click for Details)
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship outcome-based skill training scheme of the new Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE). The objective of this skill certification and reward scheme is to enable and mobilize a large number of Indian youth to take up outcome based skill training and become employable and earn their livelihood. Under the scheme, monetary reward would be provided to trainees who are successfully trained, assessed and certified in skill courses run by affiliated training providers. The scheme will be implemented through the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). (Click for Details)