a) Activity (ies) allowed
The Board will take up Integrated Post Harvest Management projects relating to Pack House, Ripening Chamber, Refer Van, Retail Outlets, Pre- cooling unit, Primary processing etc.
NHB will also take up projects in component mode and for standalone projects of PHM components.
b) Crops eligible: In case of primary processing, projects related to Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Aromatic plants and Cashew are only eligible for subsidy.
c) Pattern of assistance: Credit linked back-ended subsidy @ 35% of the total project cost limited to Rs 50.75 lakh per project in general area and @ 50 % of project cost limited to Rs. 72.50 lakh per project in NE Region, Hilly States and Scheduled areas.
d) Maximum Project costs allowed for subsidy calculation.
1.3.e.Technical Standards : Project should strictly comply with the prescribed Technical standards of NCCD, else the project is not eligible for any financial assistance. The standards can be accessed at the link http://nhb.gov.in/guideline/NCCDGuidelines2014-15.pdf.