Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis

(A registered body of Government of Madhya Pradesh under Public Service Management Department)

(A registered body of Government of Madhya Pradesh under Public Service Management Department)

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Impact Evaluation: Agri Solution Center

  • Published Date: 11-06-2021
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In order to cater to the needs of the farmers, through a one-stop center, the concept of Agri Solution Center (ASC) was envisaged by the government. It is funded under the RKVY (Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana) and the implementing agency in the state is Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Marketing Federation (MARKFED). The ASC had the following objectives 1. To make agricultural inputs available in a timely manner, 2. Providing credit against warehousing receipts, 3. Repair workshops for agriculture implements, 4. Crop procurement. The study found that the construction of the ASC is only to an extent of 80% in the sampled areas and none of the above-mentioned objectives were fulfilled in any of the ASC. It was recommended that the construction should be expedited and the ASCs should be made fully functional at the earliest. In order to cater to the needs of the farmers, through a one-stop center, the concept of Agri Solution Center (ASC) was envisaged by the government. It is funded under