Our work with FPO formation establishment their input/output supply chain and their development, capacity building etc.
FPO is a generic name, which means and includes farmer- producers’ organization incorporated/ registered either under Part IXA of Companies Act or under Co-operative Societies Act of the concerned States and formed for the purpose of leveraging collectives through economies of scale in production and marketing of agricultural and allied sector. However, FPOs registered under Cooperative Societies Act of the State (including Mutually Aided or Self-reliant Cooperative Societies Act by whatever name it is called) for the purpose of this Scheme, is to be insulated from all kinds of interference including in election process and day today management through suitable provisioning in their Memorandum of Association and Bye-laws with a view to encourage healthy growth and development of FPO.
Aims and Objectives of the Scheme
1.1 To provide holistic and broad based supportive ecosystem to form new 10,000 FPOs to facilitate development of vibrant and sustainable income oriented farming and for overall socio-economic development and wellbeing of agrarian communities.
1.2 To enhance productivity through efficient, cost-effective and sustainable resource use and realize higher returns through better liquidity and market linkages for their produce and becomes sustainable through collective action.
1.3 To provide handholding and support to new FPOs up to 5 years from the year ofcreation in all aspects of management of FPO, inputs, production, processing and value addition, market linkages, credit linkages and use of technology etc.
1.4 To provide effective capacity building to FPOs to develop agriculture entrepreneurship skills to become economically viable and self-sustaining beyond the period of support from government.
Broad Services and Activities to be undertaken by FPOs :
The FPOs may provide and undertake following relevant major services and activities for their development as may be necessary :
(i) Supply quality production inputs like seed, fertilizer, pesticides and such other inputs at reasonably lower wholesale rates.
(ii) Make available need based production and post-production machinery and equipment like cultivator, tiller, sprinkler set, combine harvester and such other machinery and equipment on custom hiring basis for members to reduce the per 2 unit production cost.
(iii) Make available value addition like cleaning, assaying, sorting, grading, packing and also farm level processing facilities at user charge basis on reasonably cheaper rate. Storage and transportation facilities may also be made available.
(iv) Undertake higher income generating activities like seed production, bee keeping, mushroom cultivation etc. (v) Undertake aggregation of smaller lots of farmer-members’ produce; add value to make them more marketable.
(vi) Facilitate market information about the produce for judicious decision in production and marketing. (vii) Facilitate logistics services such as storage, transportation, loading/un-loading etc. on shared cost basis.
(viii) Market the aggregated produce with better negotiation strength to the buyers and in the marketing channels offering better and remunerative prices.
Awareness Programs about FPO and its importance.
FPO Awareness program at Koppa Mandya district
Awareness about FPO formation
FPO Awreness program for the local farmers.
Grama Sabhe About FPO and its importance.
Grama Sabhe about FPO guidelines and its advantages.
Awareness about FPO and FIG
Awareness about FPO formation and its advantages
Sheep And Goat FPO Hannur Awareness program
Capacity building training program for Sheep and Goat FPO Maddur