Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana (PMVDY): All Details & Key Decision

Hey readers, today we have information related to a social welfare scheme started by the Modi Government, the name of the scheme is “Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana”. Now you all want to know what this scheme is? Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana is an initiative taken by the government to improve tribal incomes through the value addition of tribal products. How many states of the country covered, what type of products covered and many other questions are in your mind currently? No issues have a look on this article, to grab this information read it very carefully till the end.

Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana is an initiative taken by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The scheme implementation is done by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs as the Nodal Department at the center level, TRIFED as Nodal Agency at the National Level, at State Level State Nodal Agency for MFPs and the District collectors play a very important role at the grassroots level. For the financial year, 2019-20 total Budget and Action Plan is of Rs.1132.42 crores for MSP procurement, Infrastructure Development, and Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram.

Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana Highlights

Name of the scheme Pradhan Mantri Van DhanYojana
Initiated by Ministry of tribal affairs
Beneficial for Schedule area and schedule tribal people
Official web portal https://tribal.nic.in/

Benefits of Scheme

For the tribal living in forest area, Minor Forest Products are the major source of their livelihood. Under this PMVDY Yojana, the tribal will get a chance to create livelihoods and generate income by ensuring fair and remunerative returns towards the efforts of the tribal community in the collection and value addition of MFPs. 10 self-help groups of 30 tribal will be constituted.  These groups will get training on sustainable harvesting/collection, primary processing & value addition. The group will be formed into clusters to aggregate their stock and provide the facility of primary processing in VDVK.

Implementation Of Scheme

PMVDY are Covering All those states have schedule area and schedule tribal such as Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadar& Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep and Puducherry.

TRIFED has so far received 555 VDVK proposals till now sanctioned from 15 states. Some of the proposals are still in pipeline which will be sanctioned by 10th November 2019.

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