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

Eligible projects under AIF

A.    Eligible projects for all beneficiaries
  1. Organic inputs production
  2. Bio stimulant production units
  3. Nursery
  4. Tissue culture 
  5. Seed Processing
  6. Custom Hiring Center
  7. Infrastructure for smart and precision agriculture
    1. Farm/Harvest Automation
    2. Purchase of drones, putting up specialized sensors on field, Blockchain and AI in agriculture etc.
    3. Remote sensing and Internet of Things (IOT) such as automatic weather station, Farm advisory services through GIS applications.
  8. Logistics facilities - Reefer Van& Insulated vehicles
  9. Assaying Units
  10. Supply chain services including e-marketing platforms
  11. Warehouse & Silos
  12. Cold Stores and Cold Chain
  13. Packaging Units
  14. Primary Processing activities
Crop Wise List of Eligible Primary Processing Activities
Sl. No. Crops Eligible Activities Not Eligible

1.

Cereals & Millets

Wheat, rice, sorghum,barley, maize, oat, etc.

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • Sorting & grading
  • Hulling
  • Milling (flour, maida, sooji, daliya)
  • Pounding
  • Grinding
  • Tempering
  • Parboiling
  • Soaking
  • Drying
  • Sieving
  • Irradiation
  • Packaging
  • Flaking
  • Storage (warehouse, silos)
  • Fermentation
  • Baking
  • Puffing
  • Frying
  • Extrusion
  • Blending
  • Roasting
  • Rice fortification

(Bread, biscuits, pasta, snack foods, etc. not eligible)

2.

Fruits and vegetables

  • Washing
  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Sorting
  • Grading
  • Freezing (IQF & blast)
  • Blanching for primary processing
  • Cooling
  • Waxing
  • Conditioning
  • Packhouse
  • Cold store
  • Ripening chamber
  • Reefer van
  • Bucket elevators
  • Packaging
  • Dehydrated products
  • Concentrated products
  • Canning
  • Juice extraction
  • Sauces
  • Candies
  • Jam and Jelly

3.

Oilseeds & Oil palms

Groundnut, rapeseed & mustard, soybean, sunflower, sesame, safflower, linseed, olives, oil palm etc.

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • De-husking (decorticating machines)
  • Winnowing
  • Oil extraction (ghani, hydraulic press etc.)
  • Solvent Extraction
  • Oil seed cake
  • Refining

4.

Pulses

Bengal Gram , Pigeon Peas, Green Gram, Chick Peas, Black Gram, Red Kidney Beans, Black Eyed Peas, White Peas etc.

  • Cleaning
  • De-stoning
  • Drying
  • Sorting & grading
  • De-husking
  • Splitting
  • De-hulling
  • Milling (Besan)
  • Irradiation
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Canning
  • Products like Papads
  • Pulse based ready to eat foods
  • Puffed chickpea

5.

Spices

Red chilli, Cumin, Clove, Coriander, Cinnamon, Garlic, Ginger, Turmeric, Fenugreek,Cardamom etc.

  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Sorting
  • Boiling
  • Polishing
  • Grinding
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Irradiation
  • Roasted products
  • Paste

6.

Cash Crops

Cotton

  • Cleaning
  • Drying
  • Ginning
  • Pressing & Bailing
  • Linting
  • Cotton seed oil
  • Seed cake
  • Fibre making
  • FibreScouring
  • Weaving

Sugarcane

  • Cane unloading
  • Cleaning
  • Cane breaking
  • Cane milling
  • Straining
  • Evaporators
  • Centrifugation
  • Storage tanks
  • Dryers
  • Sugar crystals
  • Jaggery
  • Packaging & storage
  • Formation of paper & board with bagasse
  • Fermentation
  • Alcoholic distillation

Jute

  • Cutting
  • Retting
  • Stripping
  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Bailing
  • Packing
  • Storage
  • Formation of Jute cloth
  • Bags
  • Sacks

Tea & coffee

  • Cleaning & Washing
  • Withering
  • Rolling
  • Fermentation
  • Drying
  • Sorting
  • Drying of cherries
  • Hulling
  • Pulping
  • Oxidation
  • Packaging (including tea bags)
  • White tea, green tea, black tea
  • Formation of chocolates

Coconut

  • Dehusking
  • Deshelling
  • Cutting
  • Drying (copra)
  • Grinding
  • Extraction of coconut water
  • Coconut milk extraction
  • Centrifugation
  • Hot processing
  • Virgin coconut oil
  • Packaging
  • Cream
  • Butter

Rubber

  • Mastication
  • Mixing
  • Shaping
  • Curing
  • Irradiation
  • Secondary rubber products like tyres, mattresses, bottles, boots etc.

Tobacco

  • Cleaning
  • Grading
  • Sorting
  • Curing
  • Drying
  • Storage
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7.

Nuts

Cashew

Almonds

Walnuts

Pistachios etc.

  • Cleaning
  • Grading
  • Streaming in boiler
  • Shell cutting
  • Drying
  • Peeling
  • Grading
  • Packaging
  • Shelling
  • Separation
  • Packaging
  • Hulling
  • Washing
  • Drying
  • Storage
  • Packaging
  • Conveying belts
  • Cashew fruit juice
  • Roasted products
  • Nut spreads
  • Almond milk
  • Powder
  • Spreads
  • Roasting

8.

Herbal, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops

Barberry, Liquorice, Bael, Isabgol,Guggal, Kerth, Aonla, Chandan, Senna, Baiberang, Brahmi, Eucalyptus, Jatamansi etc.

  • Cleaning
  • Sorting
  • Drying
  • Milling
  • Extraction of oil
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Syrup
  • Pills
  • Cream
  • Frying

9.

Bamboo

  • Drying
  • Cutting
  • Stripping
  • Formation of sheets
  • Bamboo Charcoal
  • Powder
  • Granules
  • Bamboo treatment plant
  • Bamboo depots &godown
  • Processed food products like pickles, curry etc.
  • Products such as fibre, furniture, agarbatti, etc.

10.

Fodder crops

Berseem, forage sorghum, etc.

  • Cutting
  • Mixing
  • Grinding
  • Pelleting

11.

Tuber crops

Sweet Potatoes, Cassava etc.

  • Peeling and washing
  • Grating
  • Fermentation
  • Drying
  • Sieving
  • Milling
  • Storage
  • Alcoholic products
  • Starch

12.

Arecanut

  • Cleaning
  • Dehusking
  • Peeling
  • Splitting
  • Boiling
  • Drying
  • Packaging
  • Preparation of hardboard, insulation wool, cushions, paper, paper board etc.
B.    Eligible projects for building community farming assets

In addition to above activities farmer groups such as FPOs, PACS, SHGs, JLGs, Cooperatives, National and State Level Federation of Co-operatives, FPOs federations, Federations of SHGs, National and State Level Agencies etc. are eligible for following activities:

  1. Hydroponic Farming 
  2. Mushroom farming 
  3. Vertical farming 
  4. Aeroponic farming
  5. Poly house/ Greenhouse 
  6. Logistics facilities(including non-refrigerated/insulated vehicles)