Investment Plan Agriculture


Infrastructure developments in agriculture are targeted at the three initiatives of improving the productivity in agriculture, assurance of year round irrigation, and marketing extension. An estimated investment of RsĀ  40,000 crore is anticipated towards development of agricultural infrastructure across the state. The key projects are:

  • Irrigation projects involving connectivity of farms with canals and dams, and cleaning of water resources such as tanks, wells and dams.
  • . Micro irrigation for 100% of crops under horticulture, vegetables and fruits and spices.
  • Horticultural parks for fruits, vegetables and spices would be developed across the state
  • Chain of storage facilities including cold storage and associated logistics facilities
  • Packing houses and gamma irradiation facilities are to be developed in each district
  • Grain storage facilities
  • Three terminal market complexes to serve the local and export market
  • Strengthening R&D capacity
  • Summary of Investment

    Projects Rs. Crore
    Cleaning of wells, tanks and canals 16,000
    Horticulture Parks 6,600
    100% Micro Irrigation for horticulture crops 6,400
    Grain Storage Godowns 2,700
    Strengthening of R&D Capacity of Agricultural Universities 2,000
    Food Processing Centres 1,500
    Cold Storage Projects, Terminal Market Complex 2,000
    Support to Mechanisation 1,000
    Packing houses, Gamma Irradiation Facility, Agro Food Parks & Export Zones, Perishable air cargo complex, ICT tools for agriculture extension etc 1,800
    Total 40,000

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