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Schemes

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. 

Component Unit size and
indicative Unit
Cost#
Pattern  of 
Assistance
Pig
breeding
farms 
20 F+ 4M
(Unit Cost –Rs 6.00
lakh)
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*)
Pig rearing
& fattening
units
3F+1M
(Unit Cost –Rs 0.76
lakh)
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*)
Retail
outlets
(Unit Cost –Rs 10.00
lakh)
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*)
Facilities
for
livemarkets
@ 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
sea level 
# 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.

Funding pattern

• 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
contribution. 
•  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