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  •  The National Development Council (NDC) in its 53rd meeting held on 29th May, 2007 adopted a resolution to launch a Food Security Mission comprising rice, wheat and pulses to increase the production of rice by 10 million tons, wheat by 8 million tons and pulses by 2 million tons by the end of the Eleventh Plan (2011-12). Accordingly, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, 'National Food Security Mission' (NFSM), was launched in October 2007. The Mission is being continued during 12th Five Year Plan with new targets of additional production of food grains of 25 million tons of food grains comprising of 10 million tons rice, 8 million tons of wheat, 4 million tons of pulses and 3 million tons of coarse cereals by the end of 12th Five Year Plan.
      The National Food Security Mission (NFSM) during the 12th Five Year Plan will have five components (i) NFSM- Rice; (ii) NFSM-Wheat; (iii) NFSM-Pulses, (iv) NFSM-Coarse cereals and (v) NFSM-Commercial Crops.
    Main Crops:
    Rice Wheat Pulses
    Coarse Cereals Commercial Crops



    New and Events  Action Plan for additional area coverage for increasing pulses production during RabiiSummer 2014-15 under    NFSM-Pulses - reg.

    New and Events  Crop-wise Area, Production and Yield for the last seven yearsregarding

    New and Events  Meetings On NCAER Project Entitled Outlook and Situation Analysis For Food Security

    New and Events  Administrative Approval of ICRISAT project entitled "Utilizing Chickpea Genome Sequence for Crop improvement" - regarding.

    New and Events Release of grants in aid to the Directorate of Sorghum Research (DSR), Hyderabad

    New and Events Release of 1st installment of grants in aid to National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM), Pusa Campus, New Delhi

    New and Events  Administrative Approval of Project entitled "Identification of salt tolerant chickpea varieties for coastal regions of Gujarat" - reg.

    New and Events  Inclusion of districts under NFSM Coarse Cereals and revised Action Plan of Nagaland.

    New and Events  Inclusion of districts of the NE States under NFSM Coarse Cereals-regarding

    New and Events  Increase in rate of subsidy Biofertilizers under NFSM-Pulses-Regarding

    New and Events  Inclusion of Tiruppur district under NFSM Pulses instead of Nilgiris regarding

    New and Events  Request for appointment from Director General, ICARDAto meet Secretary (A& C) on 12thAugust, 2014-reg.

    New and Events  Inclusion of Pali district under NFSM-Wheat

    New and Events  Enhancement In Ceiling Of Seed Subsidy Under NFSM 2014-15-reg

    New and Events  Constitution of National Level Monitoring Teams (NLMTs) and Apex Committee under the Chairmanship of Agriculture Commissioner for Monitoring the NFSM Activities

    New and Events   Engagement of Technical Assistants (TAs) for PMTs in 8 Crops Development Directorates under NFSM for monitoring NFSM activities for the year 2014-15- reg.

    New and Events   Clarification on source of zinc under National Food Security Mission - reg.


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