Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme 2022- Register for Gruhalaxmi Crop Loan Yojana online, read article for guidelines, eligibility criteria and application process.
Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme was recently announced by the government of Karnataka for the benefit of the farmers of the state. As per the Raitha Siri scheme, the Karnataka government had to provide Rs.10,000 per hectare specifically to the farmers who grow the millet crop. The purpose of the Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme was to promote the farming of millet in the Karnataka state.
The application form for the Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme is now available on the official website of the Raitha Siri Scheme 2021 at https://raitamitra.karnataka.gov.in/.
What Is The Eligibility Criteria For The Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme?
Though the exact eligibility criteria to avail the benefits of the scheme have not been clearly specified by the government, the citizens of Karnataka are to consider the following eligibility criteria as were for the previously implemented agricultural schemes in the state-
- The concerned applicant must be a permanent resident of the state of Karnataka.
- The applicant should necessarily be either a farmer or an agricultural labor and involved in millet farming.
- The applicant must provide at least one hectare of his/her land for application of the Karnataka Raitha Siri Scheme.
- The farmers/cultivators who do not own their own piece of land might be eligible for the scheme if they grow millet on rented or leased property.
- The candidates/farmers must qualify the income criteria specified in the scheme.
- Farmers who do not cultivate millet are not eligible for this scheme.
What Is The Application Process For The Raitha Siri Yojana 2021?
The millet growers of the state of Karnataka can apply online to avail the benefit under the Raitha Siri Scheme 2021 once the application process has been started. Here are the detailed steps that’ll guide you through the application process-
Step 1: Interested farmers and cultivators have to go to the official website of the Raitha Siri scheme 2021 under the Department of Agriculture, Karnataka at https://raitamitra.karnataka.gov.in/english.
Step 2: You must be able to see the homepage of the website of the Department of Agriculture, Karnataka.
Step 3: Now scroll down till you see the ‘Schemes and Services’ section.
Step 4: From the list of schemes given under the ‘Schemes and Services’ section, click the link that says ‘Raita Siri’.
Step 5: You will now be able to see a table with the topmost announcement dated 5/21/21. This pdf document will inform about the new crops that are included in the Raitha Siri Yojana 2021.
Step 6: The pdf document is also available in Kannada. Open the pdf document and read the guidelines for the scheme carefully.
Step 7: Download the pdf file for further reference. You may also click this direct download link to access the pdf document of the guidelines:
Overview of The Raitha Siri Millet Farming Scheme 2022
|Name of the scheme
|Raitha Siri Scheme
|Year of launch
|The State government of Karnataka
|Launched by(government department)
|The Agricultural Department of the Karnataka Government
|State of launch
|To promote millet farming in the state of Karnataka
|Millet farmers and cultivators of Karnataka
|Implementation of the scheme
|Providing 10,000 rupees per hectare to a farmer growing millet in Karnataka
|Official website of the scheme
|Not specified yet (speculated to be online)
|Karnataka Government scheme
Details About the Karnataka Raitha Siri Yojana
This scheme has been launched by the Karnataka state government in order to encourage more and more farmers to grow millet along with other crops in their fields. It was also observed that due to the Raitha Siri scheme, the number of small millet farmers has been increasing in the state.
The beneficiaries who will register themselves for this scheme will not need to physically visit banks or offices for the amount. The sum of Rs. 10,000 per hectare of millet farming land will directly be transferred to the bank accounts of the applicants, the details for which will be asked during registration.
The government officials are yet to announce the date and mode of registration for the scheme, though they have indicated that most probably it will be online at the Raitha Siri Scheme portal.
According to official reports, the department of agriculture in Karnataka has granted Rs. thousand crore as budget to help the farmers of Karnataka and make them wealthy and prosperous. Moreover, in addition to the millet growers of the state, the state government of Karnataka has also been planning on promoting organic farming in Karnataka.
For the paddy farmers of the state, the Karnataka government has provided the financial help of Rs. 75 hundred per hectare.
Along with the Raitha Siri scheme, the government of Karnataka has also launched a new agricultural scheme called “Gruhalaxmi Crop Loan Scheme”. This scheme was announced by the State government during the State budget 2019-20. Under this scheme, farmers of the state will be given loans at the very minimum interest rates on the mortgage of their ornaments.
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What Are The Documents Required For The Raitha Siri Yojana?
The Raitha scheme is beneficial only to agricultural laborers of the state. Considering this, the applicants should be below the Below Poverty Line (BPL).
Also while registering for the scheme, the candidates should have the following documents ready-
- Aadhar Card of the candidate
- Documents related to the agricultural land owned by the candidate
- Permanent address proof/ proof of residence of the candidate
- Ration card
- Bank account details of the bank to which the candidate wants the amount to be transferred
- Contact number of the applicant
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1. Can a farmer outside of Karnataka apply for the scheme?
Ans. No, the scheme is limited to Karnataka farmers.
Q2. How much amount is the government providing under the Raitha scheme?
Ans. Rs. 10,000 will be provided per hectare of land.
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