Guidelines for the revised macro management of agriculture (MMA) scheme

Given the importance of the agriculture sector in the Indian economy in terms of its contribution to the GDP (18.5%), employment (58%) and the fact that it constitutes the backbone of the rural livelihood security system, the Union Government supplements and complements the efforts being made by the State Governments to promote agricultural production and productivity through technical and financial interventions. The Department of Agriculture & Cooperation formulates and implements National Policies and Programmes aimed at achieving rapid agricultural growth and development through optimum utilization of the country's land, water, soil and plant resources. The Macro Management of Agriculture (MMA) Scheme is one of the major centrally sponsored schemes formulated by the Department in this endeveaour.

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