Criteria for selection of participating farm family
1. Blocks/villages/farm families should preferably be selected from IAD blocks.
2. Villages having larger proportion of families belonging to categories of SF, MF, LL, SC and ST to be selected.
3. Selected villages should be on a cluster village basis and proximity to the implementing agency to be kept in mind for effective implementation of the programme.
4. While selecting villages, existence of schools, co-operative society, effective village panchayats should be kept in mind.
Small farmers: Cultivators with land holding 2.5 to 5 acres of dry land (1.25 to 2.5 acres of irrigated land).
Marginal farmers: Cultivators with land holding up to 2.5 acres of dry land (1.25 acres of irrigated land).
Agricultural Labourer: Without any land holdings but having a homestead and drawing more then 50% of their income as agricultural wages.
Last modified: Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 1:24 PM