[Apply] Operation Green Scheme 2021 Online Registration – 50% Subsidy for Air Transportation of Fruits, Vegetables

Hello friends Operation Green Scheme 2021 has been launched, 50% Subsidy on Air Transportation of TOP to Total Crops, govt. to promote processing & supply of tomato, onion & potato and control prices of these 3 veggies, fruits to benefit farmers and common people to know more about the scheme read the complete article given below.

Central government has welcomed Operation Green Scheme 2021 to control costs of tomato, potato and onion (TOP). In mission Operation Greens, the transfers of all advised leafy foods regardless of cost and amount will be qualified for the half cargo appropriation. Check the rundown of organic products, vegetables shrouded in this plan, example of help, term, qualified elements, accommodation of guarantee for appropriation. Apply online for air transport appropriation by filling Operation Green Scheme enrollment structure.

The state govt. was giving motivating forces to the ranchers to help the creation of these 3 veggies under TOP Scheme. The TOP Scheme was empowering govt. to control the costs of tomato, onion and potato even in the time of shortage/lean period. Presently in Operation Greens Scheme, govt. will lay accentuation on control of different products of the soil (TOP to Total).

The TOP Scheme was begun before to advance preparing of tomato, onion and potato and lift the provisions of these veggies. For this activity green, focal govt. had designated Rs. 500 crore in its yearly spending plan. Additionally, focal govt. has additionally compacted the stockpile chains and is zeroing in on making foundation to normally protect TOP to Total yields.

Operation Green Scheme

The focal government on November 11, 2020 declared another plan specifically Operation Green. In this plan, govt. will give half sponsorship will be given to the Himalayan and North-Eastern states for air transportation of 41 told foods grown from the ground to any place in the country. The carriers will give direct air transport sponsorship to the provider, sender, proctor or specialist by charging just half of the genuine contracted cargo charges.

The equilibrium 50% will be asserted by the aircrafts as sponsorship from the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. The declaration was made by Union Food Processing Industries Ministry in an explanation. The changed rules were advised on November 2, 2020.

List of Fruits Eligible for Air Subsidy in Operation Green Scheme  

Under the Operation Greens plan the transfers of all informed foods grown from the ground regardless of cost and amount will be qualified for the 50% cargo sponsorship. Around 21 natural products will be qualified for the air appropriation which incorporates:-

  1. Mango
  2. Banana
  3. Guava
  4. Orange
  5. Mousambi
  6. Litchi
  7. Kiwi
  8. Lime
  9. Lemon
  10. Pineapple
  11. Pomegranate
  12. Papaya
  13. Apple
  14. Almond
  15. Pear
  16. Sweet Potato
  17. Chikoo
  18. Passion fruit
  19. Jackfruit
  20. Kinnow
  21. Aonla

List of Vegetables Eligible for Air Subsidy in Operation Greens Scheme  

Around 19 vegetables will be eligible for the air subsidy which includes the following:-

  1. Onion
  2. Potato
  3. Tomato
  4. French beans
  5. Garlic
  6. Brinjal
  7. Capsicum
  8. Carrot
  9. Cauliflower
  10. Bitter Gourd
  11. Green Chillies
  12. Cucumber
  13. Peas
  14. Large Cardamom
  15. Okra
  16. Ginger
  17. Cabbage
  18. Squash
  19. Dry Turmeric

The air transportation of these products is permitted from all air terminals in the northeastern states remembering for Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim (Bagdogra) and Tripura and Himalayan states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Operation Greens Mission (TOP to Total Scheme) Details

The significant highlights and features of this TOP to Total Scheme under Operation Green Scheme are as per the following:-


The target of intercession is to secure the cultivators of products of the soil from making trouble deal because of lockdown and decrease the post-reap misfortunes.

Qualified Crops (Fruits/Vegetables)

Mango, Banana, Guava, Kiwi, Lichi, Papaya, Citrus, Pineapple, Pomegranate, Jackfruit; Vegetables: – French beans, Bitter Gourd, Brinjal, Capsicum, Carrot, Cauliflower, Chillies (Green), Okra, Onion, Potato and Tomato. Some other natural product/vegetable can be included future based on proposal by Ministry of Agriculture or State Government (List of qualified yields, chosen overflow creation bunches and trigger cost for mediation under the plan – Please (Click Here).

Term of Operation Green Scheme

For the time of a half year from the date of warning i.e., 11/06/2020.

Eligible Entities

Food Processors, FPO/FPC, Co-operative Societies, Individual farmers, Licensed Commission Agent, Exporters, State Marketing/Co- operative Federation, Retailers etc.  engaged in processing/ marketing of fruits and vegetables.

Pattern of Assistance

Ministry will provide subsidy @ 50 % of the cost of the following two components, subject to the cost norms:

  1. Transportation of eligible crops from surplus production cluster to consumption centre; and/or
  2. Hiring of appropriate storage facilities for eligible crops (for maximum period of 3 months);

Features of Operation Green Scheme

Food Processing Ministry is putting forth every conceivable attempt to effectively actualize Operation Green Scheme.

Focal govt. is advancing TOP handling and is additionally boosting creation of Tomato, Onion and Potato.

For this reason, govt. is compacting the inventory chains and is additionally giving a proper environment foundation to regular safeguarding of TOP. Focal govt. has likewise reserved Rs. 5 billion for this TOP Scheme.

Under this plan, different Farmers Producers Organizations (FPOs), agri-coordinations preparing offices and expert administration are supported.

Activity Green Scheme has profited the ranchers in getting proper costs for their harvests. Moreover, TOP to Total plan is likewise profiting individuals to get Tomato, Onion and Potato alongside different natural products and vegetables at sensible costs.

For more details, visit the official link – https://mofpi.nic.in/Aatmanirbhar-Bharat/Operation-Greens-%28TOP-to-Total%29/about-og-total

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