Technology not only helps in building the IT world but also helps the farmers to produce more, consume less time, cost-effective. It helps in the manufacture of many tools which help the farmer in many ways. But the only problem for the farmer is the pricing of the machinery. To overcome this problem Government from time to time provided subsidies on agricultural implements under different schemes according to their category who are unable to buy modern agricultural equipment.
Govt is providing 50 to 80% subsidy on agricultural implements
The central government is providing a 50 to 80% subsidy on agricultural implements under the SMAM scheme. This scheme is available to the farmers of all the states of the country. Any farmer of the country who is eligible for this scheme can apply for this scheme. Women farmers can also apply for this scheme online. For this, the government of India has released the portal of Direct Benefit Transfer in Agriculture Mechanization Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, and the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
How to apply for the Agricultural Machinery Subsidy?
To apply for agricultural machinery, first of all, visit https://agrimachinery.nic.in/Farmer/SHGGroups/Registration.
After that, Register in the registration corner.
Now you will get three options out of which you click on Farmer.
After that fill in the details carefully.
Important Documents Required for SMAM Scheme
- Aadhaar Card
2. Passport size photo of the farmer.
3. Right of land (ROR) to record while adding land details.
4. Copy of the bank passbook, with details of the beneficiary.
5. Copy of any ID proof (Aadhaar Card / Driving License / VoterID Card / PAN Card / Passport).
6. Copy of caste category certificate in case of SC / ST / OBC.
Important Things to Remember before Applying for SMAM Scheme
While registering, the farmer has to select the right district, sub-district, block and village from the drop-down list. The name of the farmer should be according to the Aadhaar card. Farmer category (SC / ST / General), Farmer Type (Small / Marginal / Large) and Gender (Male / Female) should be filled correctly otherwise the application will be terminated at the time of verification. It is the responsibility of the farmer to submit the correct details to avail the subsidy.
For more information, farmers can contact on the following numbers according to their state:
Uttarakhand - 0135- 2771881
Uttar Pradesh - 9235629348, 0522-2204223
Jharkhand – 9503390555
Haryana – 9569012086
Bihar - 9431818911, 9431400000
Rajasthan - 9694000786, 9694000786
Punjab - 9814066839, 01722970605
Madhya Pradesh - 7552418987, 0755-2583313