Comprehensive Scheme for Studying the Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops of Karnataka, Govt. of India
The Central Sector Scheme for Studying the Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops in India started in the year 1970-71.
At present 19 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal) are covered under the scheme.
Mandate of the Scheme: To collect, validate and tabulate reliable data on cost of cultivation of principal crops, including data on physical inputs, outputs, returns for 14 principal food and commercial crops of Karnataka : Cereals (Paddy, Ragi, Jowar, Bajra, Maize), Oil seeds (Sunflower, Safflower, Groundnut), Pulses (Red Gram, Green Gram, Bengal Gram), Commercial Crops (Cotton, Sugarcane) and Vegetable (Onion).