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Concerned Department : Soil & Water Conservation Department
Concerned District : All
Organisation Name : Soil & Water Conservation Territorial Divisions
Scheme Details
Title / Name: : Improved Jhum, Bun Cultivation Scheme
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : State
Funding Pattern : 100%
Beneficiaries : Farmers
Benefits Types : Other
Eligibility criteria
Income : --
Age : --
Community : --
Other Details : --
How To Avail : The Scheme is being implemented on a pilot mode, one in each of the 7 districts of the State
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On : 01-Apr-2007
Valid Upto : 31-Mar-2025
Description : The Scheme of Improved Jhum/ Bun Cultivation is a new scheme where jhummias are allowed to practice their traditional method of cultivation in one single plot continuously for 3-4 years but with modifications in which the soil and water conservation practices like graded bunding with safe disposal outlets and grassed waterways will be constructed and necessary inputs like improved seeds and locally available organic manures will be provided to them. The upper reaches of the hillock will be covered with afforestation plantation, whereas in the middle reach, horticulture plantation will be taken up and the lower reaches with agriculture development activities.