भारत सरकार
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
कृषि और किसान कल्याण विभाग
Agricultural & Farmers Welfare Department
National Agriculture Infra Financing Facility

Eligible Projects

Viable projects for building community farming assets including
  • Organic inputs production
  • Bio stimulant production units
  • Infrastructure for smart and precision agriculture
Projects on hub and spoke model
  • Projects identified for providing supply chain infrastructure for clusters of crops including export clusters.
  • PPP projects promoted by Central/State/Local Govts. or their agencies.
Post-Harvest Management Projects like
  • Supply chain services including e-marketing platforms
  • Warehouses
  • Silos
  • Packaging units
  • Assaying units
  • Sorting & Grading units
  • Cold Stores and Cold Chain
  • Logistics facilities
  • Primary processing centers
  • Ripening Chambers
  • Waxing plants
Crop-wise eligible PHM & Primary Processing Activities
Sl. No. Crops Eligible PHM & Primary Processing Activities Not eligible under AIF

1

Cereals (Wheat, Paddy, etc.)

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • Sorting & grading
  • Hulling
  • Milling
  • Pounding
  • Grinding
  • Tempering
  • Parboiling
  • Soaking
  • Drying
  • Sieving
  • Irradiation
  • Fermentation
  • Baking
  • Puffing
  • Flaking
  • Frying
  • Extrusion
  • Blending
  • Roasting

2

Fruits and vegetables

  • Washing
  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Sorting
  • Grading
  • Blanching for primary processing
  • Cooling
  • Waxing
  • Conditioning
  • Dehydration
  • Concentrated products
  • Canning
  • Juice extraction
  • Sterilization

3

Oilseeds

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • De-husking (decorticating machines)
  • Winnowing
  • Oil extraction (ghani, hydraulic press etc.
  • By-product utilization
  • Refining
  • Neutralization
  • Bleaching

4

Pulses

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • Drying
  • Sorting & grading
  • De-husking
  • Splitting
  • De-hulling
  • Milling
  • Irradiation
  • Canning
  • Besan
  • Papads
  • Pulse based foods
  • Puffed chickpea
  • Pulse polishing

5

Cotton

  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Ginning
  • Pressing & Bailing
  • Lintering
  • Fibre finishing
  • Scouring
  • Purifying
  • Spinning
  • Weaving

6

Sugarcane

  • Cane unloading
  • Cleaning
  • Cane breaking
  • Cane milling
  • Straining
  • Evaporators
  • Centrifugation
  • Storage tanks
  • Dryers

7

Spices

  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Sorting
  • Boiling
  • Polishing
  • Grinding
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Irradiation
  • Roasting
  • Sterilizing
  • Thermal treatment

8

Cocoa

  • Cleaning
  • Gathering of pods
  • Sorting
  • Breaking of pods
  • Fermentation of cocoa
  • Drying
  • Storage
  • Roasting
  • Winnowing
  • Alkalization

9

Coffee

  • Cleaning
  • Drying of cherries
  • Washing
  • Hulling
  • Pulping
  • Roasting
  • Grinding
  • Extraction

10

Jute

  • Cutting
  • Retting
  • Stripping
  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Bailing
  • Packing
  • Storage

11

Cashew

  • Cleaning
  • Streaming in boiler
  • Shell cutting
  • Drying
  • Peeling
  • Grading
  • Packaging

12

Moringa

  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Milling
  • Storage
  • Packaging

13

Tea

  • Cleaning
  • Withering
  • Rolling
  • Fermentation
  • Drying
  • Sorting

14

Rubber

  • Mastication
  • Mixing
  • Shaping
  • Curing
  • Irradiation

15

Herbal and Medicinal Crops

  • Cleaning
  • Sorting
  • Drying
  • Syrup
  • Pills
  • Cream
  • Roasting
  • Frying
  • Distillation
  • Concentration