Krishi Unnati Yojana – Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER)

Krishi Unnati Yojana is a Central Sector Scheme launched by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare. It aims at developing certified organic production in a value chain mode to link growers with consumers and support the development of the entire value chain.


Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare


The objectives of the scheme are:

  • To develop crop commodity-specific organic value chain
  • To empower producers with program ownership
  • To replace conventional farming with local resource-based, self-sustainable, high-value commercial organic enterprise
  • To develop commodity-specific commercial organic value chain
  • To develop organic parks/zones with facilities for collection, aggregation, value addition, processing, storage, and market-linkages
  • To develop NER products as brands/labels through brand building
  • To create state-specific lead agency for coordinating, monitoring, supporting, and financing the development and operationalization of the entire value chain

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The benefits of the scheme are:

  • Development of certified organic production
  • Creation of value chain from inputs to marketing
  • Empowerment of producers
  • Replacement of conventional farming
  • Development of commodity-specific commercial organic value chain
  • Development of organic parks/zones
  • Development of NER products as brands/labels


The scheme will be implemented in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura during the 12th plan period.

Implementation Strategy

The project strategies are:

  • Mobilization of commodity clusters and infrastructure creation for on-farm input production
  • Creation and linking of enterprises
  • Set up lead agencies at central and state levels
  • Provide access to information, know-how, and finance
  • Enable the enterprises to offer efficient services
  • Support them in building required management capacities
  • Stimulate market growth
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