MoU to Convert 10,000 FPOs into CSCs

  • 08 Jun 2024

On June 7th, 2024, an MoU between CSC SPV and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer's Welfare was signed in New Delhi to convert FPOs registered under ‘Formation & Promotion of 10,000 FPOs scheme’ into CSCs and help them to deliver citizen-centric services.

Key Points

  • As per MoU, 10,000 FPOs will be converted into CSCs.
  • CSC SPV will enable them to provide the services that are available on the Digital Seva Portal.
  • Training and Capacity Building of FPOs will be done by CSCs.
  • With this initiative, more farmers who are associated with FPOs, will be able to avail the benefits of CSC services.
  • It will enable FPOs to serve as central hubs for delivering various services, including Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT), Interest Subsidy Scheme (ISS), Crop Insurance Scheme (PMFBY), as well as distributing fertilizer and seed inputs.
  • It will significantly expand agriculture-related services offered by Common Service Centers (CSC).
  • The initiative will revolutionize rural development and digitally empower the country, ushering in a new era.