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Home Assistance Productivity Improvement Program

Obtaining Assistance for the Improvement of productivity in Low Productive EAC Lands

Who can apply :

Farmers or Estates growing Cinnamon, Pepper, Coffee, Cocoa, Cardamom, Clove, Nutmeg and have low productive lands and with over 25% crop vacancies in their lands

Assistance Provided by the DEA under the Scheme :

  • Required no. of planting material, based on vacancies in land, at free of charge
  • Technical advices
  • Financial reward or fertilizer after the successful completion of recommended practices

 

Crop 1st     Rs/ ha 2nd     Rs/ ha 3rd      Rs/ ha
Cinnamon 15,000 15,000 7,500
Pepper 15,000 15,000 7,500
Cocoa 12,000 12,000 6,000
Coffee 12,000 12,000 6,000
Cardamom 6,000 6,000 3,000
Clove 12,000 12,000 6,000
Nutmeg 6,000 6,000 3,000

Eligibility Criteria :

  • Minumum eligible land extent - 0.2 ha (1/2Ac.)
  • Minumum eligible land extent for " Jathika Saviya" or "Gama Naguma" programs - 0.1 ha (1/2Ac.)
  • Must have Proffs of the ownership of the land. Plan of the land is necessary for lands over 2 ha

Application procedure :

  • At 8.30 a.m - 4.15 p.m on wednestays to the Extension Officer based at the nearest Agrarian Service Centres
  • At 8.30 a.m - 4.15 p.m on office days to the Assistant Directors Office

Applications can be down loaded from the form manager

Fees Payable to Obtain Services :
Only Rs. 10.00 stamp at the time of application

How to Provide the service :
Extension Officer of the area will personelly inspect the applicants' land and if eligebility criteria are fulfilled the land will be registerd with he scheme. After the completion of recommended practices free plants, financia rewards and fertilizer will be issued

Time taken to provide the Service :
2-6 months after the application

Responsible Officers:
District Assistant Director
Extension Officer of the Area

Contact information:
Extension Officer of the Area
Assistant Director of the District
Deputy Directors
Director General