From:-

                        Director General Agriculture, Haryana

                        Krishi Bhawan, Sector-21,

                        Panchkula.

To:-

1.      Joint Director of Agriculture (Cotton) Sirsa

2.      Deputy Director of Agriculture, Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Jind,

                        Bhiwani, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Rewari, Narnaul  and Sonipat.

 

                        Memo No/ 463-473                 /TACC-I

                        Dated     2-05-2011

Subject:-            Action plan of New State Plan Scheme Promotion  of Cotton Cultivation in Haryana  State” during the year 2011-12.

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            It is to intimate that a new state plan scheme is being introduced in the state for the first time to increase the area, production and productivity of cotton in the state during 2011-12. Only an outlay of  ` 1.50 crore has been approved for this scheme, out of this `. 1.15 crore will be incurred on Distribution of Certified seeds, Production of Certified and Foundation seeds, Farmers Trainings, Supply of Manually Operated and Tractor Mounted Spray Pumps.  The district-wise Action Plan (in physical & financial term is enclosed herewith) for implementing the approved components of this scheme during 2011-12. You are, therefore, requested to ensure the proper implementation of these components as per the guidelines and efforts may be made to utilize the entire earmarked funds. The claims bills may be cleared regularly every month as per the progress of the programmes.

         All the concerned Deputy Directors of Agriculture will be responsible for the implementing the aforesaid Action Plan. Joint Director of Agriculture (Cotton) Sirsa will co-ordinate and monitor the implementation of the scheme. All the concerned Deputy Directors of Agriculture will send the Weekly Report on cott0n crop condition /Monthly Progress Reports (MPR) regularly  in the prescribed format to this Directorate and to  Joint Director of Agriculture (Cotton) Sirsa by 5th of every month.

 

 

         For Director General of Agriculture, Haryana

          Panchkula

Endst. No.474-479                              TA/CC-I   Dated,  Pkl.2-05-2011

               A copy is forwarded to the following

  1. Managing Director HSDC, Sector,2 Panchkula.
  2. Director, Research, CCSHAU, Hisar
  3. Manger, NSC, Sector-22,Chandigarh
  4. Incharge, State Farm Corporation of India, Hisar.
  5. State Marketing Manager, KRIBHCO, Sector-34 ,Chandigarh
  6. State Marketing Manager, IFFCO, Sector-28, Chandigarh

 

 

 

           For Director General of Agriculture, Haryana

                                                                             Panchkula


 TECHNICAL PROGRAMME OF NEW STATE  PLAN   “ SCHEME FOR PROMOTION OF COTTON CULTIVATION   IN HARYANA STATE ” FOR THE YEAR 2010-11.

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   The sowing of cotton crop in the state has started and  now it is on peak. A New State Plan Scheme namely “ SCHEME FOR  PROMOTION OF COTTON CULTIVATION   IN HARYANA STATE DURING 2011-12” is being launched in the state for the first time in order to supplement/continue the left out programmes/ components of the  Centrally Sponsored Mini Mission-II of Technology Mission on Cotton during the current year. Under this scheme only few components will be  executed and the Action Plan for the proposed components will be as under:-

 

Area and Production Target.

 

This scheme is first time introduced in the state to keep the tempo of increasing production and productivity of cotton in the state during the year 2011-12. The scheme will be implemented in all the cotton growing districts of state namely Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Jind, Bhiwani, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Rewari, Mohindergarh, Sonipat and Kaithal. Under this Scheme few components will be implemented viz Distribution of Certified seeds, Production of Certified and Foundation seeds, Farmers Trainings, Supply of Manually Operated and Tractor Mounted Spray Pumps.

Keeping in view the achievement of area, Av. Yield and production of cotton crop during previous years and its future prospects, it has been planned to cover 6.00 lakh hect. area under this crop in the state during 2011-12. A production target of 25.44 lakh bales with a productivity of 721 kg/ hect has been fixed. The district wise operational target of area, Av. Yield and production of Cotton crop for the year 2010-11 is given at Annexure-I

 

I- -Distribution of Certified seed: Physical:

            In order to popularize the use of certified seeds of new varieties (Both hybrids and non-hybrids), assistance will be provided @ 50% of market price on distribution of certified seeds of cotton varieties/hybrid notified during the last 15 years , The assistance will be available on the quantity of seed sold by HSDC, NSC, SFCI, CCS HAU, KRIBHCO, IFFCO etc.  In this regard the publicity will have to be made at large by the respective DDA, so that maximum benefit could be availed by the farmers. Therefore, regular monitoring and vigilance is required to be taken by DDAs for ensuring the smooth availability and distribution of quality seeds during the season.  The target will be as per the stocking plan/sale of these agencies. An assistance of

` 10.00 lakh have been kept under this component. The seed supplying agencies will submit the claim bills to the respective DDAs by middle of June, 2011 for reimbursement. DDAs will make the payment of seed by the end of June, 2011, so that the financial target could be achieved in first quarter.

II. Production of certified seed:      

                        HSDC will produce the certified seed of cotton varieties from the foundation seed produced during Kharif 2011. The production subsidy have been kept `. 4.00 lakh @ 25% cost limited to `. 15 /- per kg. The claim bills will have to be submitted to JDA (Cotton) Sirsa by end of December, 2011 

III.   Production of Foundation Seed:        

         Foundation seed will be produced by HSDC at HLRDC farm and CCS, HAU, Hisar farm from breeder seed to meet out the requirement of foundation seed for multiplying the certified seed during Kharif 2012. An assistance of ` 1.00 lakh has been kept under this component i.e @ 50% cost limited to ` 50/-per kg. The HSDC will submit claim bills to JDA (Cotton) Sirsa by end of December, 2011

IV   Supply of Manually operated Spray Pumps  

          Since the availability of sprayers in time is very essential for timely control of diseases and pests of cotton crops. 10000 Manually Operated Spray Pumps will be supplied to the farmers @ 50% of the cost limited to Rs. 800/- per manually operated knap-sack sprayer for which  ` 40. 00  lakh will be required. The farmers will purchase the pump of his choice from any reliable source will submit the receipt to the respective ADO for claiming subsidy. ADO after verification will submit the bills to the DDAs for payment of subsidy. The district wise physical and financial targets are as under:-                                                        

                                                                                                   (Amount in ` in lakh)                                                           

Sr.

No

Farmer

Category

Hisar

Sirsa

Ft/

bad

Bhiwani

Jind

Rohtak

Jhajjar

Rewari

Narn-

aul

Kaithal

Sone-

pat

Total

Physical

A

SC

180

220

150

100

100

80

25

25

25

70

25

1000

B

W

180

220

150

100

100

80

25

25

25

70

25

1000

C

G

1440

1760

1200

800

800

640

200

200

200

560

200

8000

D

T

1800

2200

1500

1000

1000

800

250

250

250

700

250

10000

2. Financial.

A

SC

0.72

0.88

0.60

0.40

0.40

0.32

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.28

0.10

4.00

B

W

0.72

0.88

0.60

0.40

0.40

0.32

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.28

0.10

4.00

C

G

5.76

7.04

4.80

3.20

3.20

2.56

0.80

0.80

0.80

2.24

0.80

32.00

D

T

7.20

8.80

6.00

4.00

4.00

3.20

1.00

1.00

1.00

2.80

1.00

40.00

 

V    Tractor Mounted Sprayers.

                                        500 Tractors Mounted Sprayers will be arranged for distribution amongst the farmers on 50% cost limited to ` 10000/- per sprayer, for which `. 50.00 lakh have been proposed. The farmer will purchase the Tractor Mounted Spray Pumps from the approved fabricators and will submit the claim  bills to the respective ADO. ADOs will verify the bill and  will  further submit the claim bills to DDA for release of subsidy The district wise physical and financial targets are as under:-                            

                                                                                                      (Amount in ` in lakh)                                                                               

Sr.

No

Farmer/

Category

Hisar

Sirsa

Ft/

bad

Bhiwani

Jind

Rohtak

Jhajjar

Rewari

Narn-aul

Sone-

pat

Kaithal

Total

Physical

1

SC

5

6

5

3

3

1

1

1

1

1

1

28

W

5

6

5

2

2

1

1

1

1

1

1

26

 

G

115

138

80

45

45

8

3

3

3

3

3

446

 

T

125

150

90

50

50

10

5

5

5

5

5

500

2. Financial

 

SC

0.50

0.60

0.50

0.30

0.30

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

2.80

 

W

0.50

0.60

0.50

0.20

0.20

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

0.10

2.60

 

G

11.50

13.80

8.0

4.50

4.50

0.80

0.30

0.30

0.30

0.30

0.30

44.60

 

T

12.50

15.00

9.00

5.00

5.00

1.00

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

0.50

50.00

 

VI.       Training of farmers

            Training to the farmers will be imparted by the experts of CCSHAU, Hisar and by officers the department about the latest production technologies on all aspects of cotton cultivation. It has been proposed to conduct 50 training for a group of 30 farmers for one day @ ` 10000/training. The trainings may be covered on all aspects of Cotton cultivation right from pre sowing operation to post harvest technologies. The DDAs will submit the schedule of training programme to the JDA (Cotton) Sirsa and to the Directorate well in time. The district

wise physical and financial targets are as under:-

                                                                                                              (Amount in ` in lakh)

Sr.

No

 

Hisar

Sirsa

Ft/

bad

Bhiwani

Jind

Rohtak

Jhajjar

Rewari

Narn-

aul

Kaithal

Sone-

pat

Total

1

Phy

10

12

7

5

5

2

2

2

2

1

2

50

2

Fin.

 

SC

0.10

0.10

0.07

0.05

0.05

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.01

0.02

0.48

 

W

0.10

0.10

0.07

0.05

0.05

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.01

0.02

0.48

 

G

0.80

1.00

0.56

0.40

0.40

0.16

0.16

0.16

0.16

0.08

0.16

4.04

 

T

1.00

1.20

0.70

0.50

0.50

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.20

0.10

0.20

5.00

 

VII    Contingency for Print media, Workshop, Kisan Mela, Kapas    Divas etc:-

               Under this component an amount of ` 5.00 lakh has been kept  for organizing seminar/workshop, distribution of literature, audio- visual mass media etc          The funds will be  allotted to JDA(cotton) Sirsa for execution of programme . He will prepare the booklets/message cards from time to time  after having consultation with  the expert of universities/KGKs and  scientists of Research centers to distribute further to the farmers.

  Out of the total allocated funds, !0% funds on SC farmers and 10% funds on women farmers will have to be utilized and earmarked funds may be diverted towards general category  farmers without prior approval.

The DDAs will submit the Monthly Progress Repot to this Directorate and to the JDA Cotton by 5th of every month in the prescribed format given under:-

Monthly Progress Repot under New State Plan Scheme “Promotion of Cotton Cultivation in Haryana State” during 2011-12

Month:-                   -----------

Sr. No.

Component

Unit

Physical

              Financial

       (Amount in ` in lakh)

Detail of beneficiaries

(In phy/fin term.)

Remarks

 

 

 

Target

Achv.

Target

       Achv.

SC

W

G

T

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Actual

Booked

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           


Annexure-A 

       

District- wise operational targets of Area, Av, Yield and Production of Cotton Crop for Kharif, 2010

Sr. No.

District

Area

(In 000 hect.)

Av. Yield

(Kg./hect. - lint)

  Production

(‘ In 000’bales)

1

Hisar

150

720

635

2

Fatehabad

100

770

453

3

Sirsa

210

800

988

4

Bhiwani

50

550

162

5

Rohtak

10

500

29

6

Jhajjar

2

500

5

7

Sonipat

2

400

5

8

Jind

60

630

222

9

Mohindergarh

3

500

8

10

Rewari

3

455

8

11

Kaithal

10

500

29

Total

 

600

721

2544