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Agri-Clinics And Agri-Business (AC&ABC) Scheme

Agri-Clinics And Agri-Business (AC&ABC) Scheme:

On National Youth Day, 82 best Agripreneurs who were trained under the Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business (AC&ABC) Scheme were awarded for their significant contribution to farmers through agri-clinic and agribusiness services.

  • Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Schemes is a mega flagship Scheme of Govt. of India implemented in the country in collaboration with NABARD since 2002.
  • Aim is to transform unemployed youth into self-employed Agripreneurs through a 45-day free residential training in different parts of the country with a provision for availing loans and subsidies from the banks.
  • It is being implemented by the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad in different states in the country with a network of 136 Nodal Training Institutes (NTIS) spread across all the states.