Scheme for Pig development
Objectives of the Scheme
To encourage commercial pig rearing by farmers/ labourers to improve production performance of native breed through cross breeding by using selected animals of high performing breeds and by providing incentives in terms of capital subsidy for ensuring the viability of the pig breeding, rearing and related activities.
Implementation Period and Area of Operation
The scheme will be implemented during the remaining XI plan period (2010-11 & 2011-12) throughout the country. The high potential districts identified in 15 States are indicated in Annexure-I. However the proposals received from other than these districts/ States can also be considered for providing subsidy assistance under the scheme.
Eligibility: Producer companies, partnership firms, corporations, NGOs, SHGs, JLGs, cooperatives and individual entrepreneurs.
Subsidy: The ceiling on capital subsidy for different activities is given below.
||Unit size and
|20 F+ 4M
(Unit Cost –Rs 6.00
|25% of the outlay (33 1/3 % in NE States including Sikkim and hilly areas*) as back ended subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 1.50 lakh ( Rs 2.00 lakh in NE States including
Sikkim and hilly areas*)
(Unit Cost –Rs 0.76
|25% of the outlay (33 1/3 % in NE States including Sikkim and hilly areas*) as back ended subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 19000/- ( Rs 25,300/- for NE States including Sikkim and hilly areas*)
|(Unit Cost –Rs 10.00
|25% of the outlay (33 1/3 % in NE States including Sikkim and hilly areas*) as back ended subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 2.50 lakh ( Rs 3.33 lakh in NE States including Sikkim and hilly areas*)
|@ 2 per district
||50% of the outlay as back ended subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 2.50 lakh
F : Female (Sows), M : Male (Boars), TFO: Total Financial Outlay
* where the project site is located at a height of more than 1000 meters above mean
# These are indicative costs . The subsidy will be calculated based on the indicative or Actual cost, whichever is less. Banks are, however, free to sanction higher/lower TFO also based on the local conditions.
• Beneficiary contribution ( margin) - 10 % of the outlay (minimum). The cost of
land not exceeding 10% of the project cost can form part of the entrepreuner's
• Back ended capital subsidy - as indicated at Sl No: 5
• Effective Bank Loan - Balance portion 5
Linkage with credit
Assistance under the scheme would be purely credit linked and subject to sanction of the project by eligible financial institutions.
Eligible Financial Institutions
- Commercial Banks
- Regional Rural Banks
- State Cooperative Banks
- State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Banks: and
- Such other institutions, which are eligible for refinance from NABARD. NABARD would provide refinance assistance to these institutions considering their eligibility. The quantum and rate of interest on refinance will be as decided by NABARD from time to time.