IT Innovations• All mandis being linked by Video Conferencing• RDBMS and Geo-referenced mapping of all Roads & assets • to enable GPS assisted navigation and • use of Google earth imageries and geo-referenced photographs (picked up at close intervals) to assist planning, monitoring and maintenance activities.• Smart Cards to Farmers/ Traders/Employees for proper accounting of farm produce and payments• Computerization / E-Trading / E-Auctioning / Weigh Bridges.• Smart card based RTGS Payments and online final bills for transparency in civil works
Infrastructure Push- Marketing Infrastructure• Centrally air conditioned modern Agro Malls will be operational at 4 locations this year.• Special Markets Timber / Apple / Cotton / Fish - Planned/ operational .• PHM Hubs (Grading, Packing, Storage) under NHM 10 created + 5 in progress + 13 planned.
Infrastructure Push - Roads • Constructed 11595 km of roads till 31/3/2012. • 1207 km roads are under construction as on 31/03/2012. • Since 1.4.2005, Expenditure on New Construction: Rs 431.78 cr.• The pavement thickness of roads sanctioned prior to 2005 had been 150mm.• After that pavements have been constructed to thickness of 225 mm.• Now, Pavement thickness is 400mm. 165.50 Maintenance (km) Good Condition 1847.69 Ordinary repairs required / ongoing SR Sanctioned 609.78 5688.14 Work Plan Approved 21.92 Transfer Under process
Infrastructure Push – Rural AmenitiesSports Stadium• 145 stadiums constructed, 23 under construction : for Sports Department.Model Villages (CC Streets + Drains)• Works of 47 Model Villages completed + 6 villages in progress : for PR Department.CC Streets• CC Streets in 404 villages done under LADT.• Streets of 476 villages paved under Pavement of Street Scheme of PR Department.• Streets of 328 villages paved under 3rd State Finance Commission Scheme.• Streets of 12 villages paved under Mahatma Gandhi Gramin Basti Yojna.
Infrastructure Push – Agricultural Markets• Jakhal• Uklana• Beri• Rewari On 10 locations, Mandi works worth Rs. 160• Cheeka• Bahadurgarh cr are going on – 44 cr already spent.• Nuh• Kosli• Ambala City• Jhansa Growers market at Rohtak Retail Market at Rohtak
India International Horticulture Market (IHM) & National Agriculture Trade Center(NATC)• 500 Acre area, 1200 Cr planned outlay• NATC being planned on the lines of Pragati Maidan• Initial operations to commence by Dec 2012- Expected to be fully operational by 2015• Primary processing facilities along with grading/packaging/storage are planned in the market for value addition and post harvest management. • Value addition & better remunerative prices to farmers • Located in the NCR • Comprehensive agricultural and horticultural testing services • Primary processing facilities under one roof • Export of fruits and vegetables. • Rural job creation • Transparent price determination- Electronic auction hall planned • Promotion of extension services. • Positioned as an alternative to the Azadpur (Delhi) wholesale F&V market.
Legislative reforms required as per GOI recommendations Horticulture fee needs to be abolished and we need to move to a regime of user charges Direct purchase of horticulture products should be allowed through collection centers Move from Multiple point Levy to Single point levy of market fee Move to Universal licensing in Mandis Bill Commodity exchange and e-trading provisions to be institutionalized Submitted to Govt. for approval GOI recommendations already adopted Contract Farming provisions including exemption from market fee and dispute settlement mechanism introduced. Commodity exchanges introduced on a pilot basis. Special commodity markets established. Licensing polices partially rationalized. Apni Mandis established.
Government Support Required PPP mode should be adopted for collection centers as well as IHM. Professionals should be recruited for IHM and Haryana Institute of Agriculture Marketing (from IIMs, IRMA etc). Expansion proposals need approval. Prevail upon GOI for release of central assistance including special assistance for IHM and NATC. Resolution of grain storage rental issues with FCI to promote Climate controlled silos in PPP mode.
11th Plan 12th PlanNational Horticulture Mission • India International Horticulture• Commodity Hubs 15 Market.• Markets 6 • Commodity Hubs 13• Expenditure 91 Cr • Processing Plants 2• Subsidy 21.80 Crs. • SILO- PPPRural Infrastructure • Computerization. 15 Cr.• Model Villages - 53 Nos. – 222 Cr• LADT – 404 Works. 149.47 Cr• 3rd State Finance Commission- 291 Streets.• Pavement of Street Schemes – 477Nos• Computerization. - 91.00 Lacs