In this article, we will discuss SMAM Scheme. So, let’s get started.
SMAM (Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation Scheme)
- The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched SMAM in 2014-15.
- Under it, subsidy is provided for purchase of various types of agricultural equipment and machinery to the extent of 40-50% for States other than NER (North Eastern Region) States and for NER States it is 100% limited to Rs.1.25 lakhs per beneficiary.
- The agriculture ministry has also developed a Multilingual Mobile App, ‘CHC (Custom Hiring Centres)- Farm Machinery’ which connects farmers with Custom Hiring Service Centres situated in their locality.