Farm Mechanization-West Bengal Experiences and Networking of Custom Hiring Centres – Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal


SKOCH Award Nominee

Category: West Bengal Experiences and Networking of Custom Hiring Centres – State
Sub-Category: Other
Project: Farm Mechanization-West Bengal Experiences and Networking of Custom Hiring Centres
Start Date: 2012-12-05
Organisation: Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal
Respondent: Mr GOSHTO NAYBAN, ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE(P)(HQ)
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Mr GOSHTO NAYBAN, ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR OF AGRICULTURE(P)(HQ) at dyda.hq.wb@gmail.com


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170 Comments

  1. Excellent thinking that has gone to peak level of appreciation. The project does have elevated morality of the farmers for keeping up the cultivation in the time of labor crisis in the state of West Bengal. It will boost up the production and increase the farmers income.
    10 out of 10

  2. This scheme is very useful and popular to the farmers. This scheme helps farmers to purchase different improved farm machineries with subsidy. Establishment of Custom Hiring Centers help farmers to avail benefit of using high value machines for farming activity in reasonable hiring rate. Use of different Farm Machineries helps farmers to reduce time of cultivation and labour intensive works which helps in reducing risk and cost of cultivation.

  3. Farm Mechanization-West Bengal Experiences and Networking of Custom Hiring Centres – Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal

    It is really great steps for Farmers

  4. Farm Mechanization is a very important part of modern agriculture. The department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal is giving utmost importance through increased subsidy. CHC is one of the most integral part of Farm Mechanization. It is being popular every year.

  5. Farm mechanism is surely necessary, but the farmers who will actually give the permission to apply the mechineries or new technologies in their lands should be well trained for the total success. If not, major of the CHCs will face financial crises. We should look after the running CHCs more carefully also.

  6. A unique application developed by the department of Agriculture to disburse subsidy directly to the account of the farmers for purchasing of low to high value farm implements for better yield and production through farm mechanisation.

  7. Very good scheme. Too helpful for our beloved farmers.
    We the functionaries of ATMA(Agricultural Technology Management Agency) posted at Krishnagar-II Block , Nadia always give our best to implement the said scheme.

  8. Farm Mechanization is an excellent scheme . It is helpful and profitable to the beneficiaries and farming community. Farm Mechanization save cost of cultivation.

  9. Farm Mechanization is a subsidy based scheme. It is now one of the most important schemes of the Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal.
    CHC is a pioneer Scheme for hiring farm implements on a reasonable price for farm activities of the farmers.

  10. Farm Mechanisation is one of the most important schemes of the Department of Agriculture, Government of West Bengal.
    This is a subsidy based scheme and very beneficial to purchase farm implements on a subsidised rate. Custom Hiring Centre(CHC) is a pioneer scheme; any farmer can hire farm implements on a reasonable rate.

  11. Its a outstanding project which kelps thousands of poor farmers to utilize improved and modern farm machineries at low cost under CHC. This actually reduces cost of production and dependency on Agril Labour.

  12. This is a scheme wich enable farmer in speedy and quality agricultural operations, particularly during peak cutivation season to mitigate labour shortage, Crating skill oriented job creation in rural areas like operating personnel, servicing of machinery along with potentiality in combat foretasted natural aberrations like cyclone, heavy rains damagining Seedling for transplantation with facility of machine transplantation with seedling raised as commercial basis in controlled and measured dimension suitable for machine transplanting using vertical seedling cuture and organised contract transplanting service by Commodity Interest Group and SHGs etc. Post harvest operations and even Value addition.
    Mechanization helps in reducing herbicide use in Jute and rice leading to climate resilience.
    the ultimate effect is increasing farming income, combating apathy of youths in traditional farming operations etc.

  13. FSSM, OTA, SFI,CHC These schemes are popular among the farmers. West Bengal government gives good subsidy to this scheme. So that the farmer brothers can increase their income by renting

  14. That is really wonderful scheme. Farmers are getting advantage taking this sscheme.The operational cost has been discresed due to using of machineries and through online registration its also help farmers to getting approval properly.

  15. Custom Hiring Centres have helped small marginal farmers to move towards Farm Mechanisation. Very good initiative. Helpd for Agriculture department for implementing this project.

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