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Government Of Assam Department of Agriculture & Horticulture Assam Small Farmers’ Agri Business Consortium (ASFAC)

Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO)

Scope & Coverage

  • The provisions of this Policy will apply equally to FPOs already registered either under the Companies Act and under various central and state cooperative society laws and those FPOs which will be registered subsequent to the issue of this Policy.
  • The main qualifying criterion for an FPO to attract benefits under various schemes and programmes of the Central and State Governments is that it must be a body registered and administered by farmers and the organisation must be focused on activities in the agriculture and allied sectors.