At the national level, National Mission on Natural Farming steered through a National Steering Committee (NSC) under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Agriculture Minister. NSC will be the policy making body providing overall direction and guidance to Mission, monitor and review its progress and performance. NSC will be empowered to lay down and amend operational guidelines. NSC shall comprise of following members:...
|i.||Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare||Chairman|
|ii||Hon’ble Minister of DAHD||Member|
|iii||Hon’ble Minister of Rural Development||Member|
|iv||Hon’ble Minister of Food Processing Industries||Member|
|v||Hon’ble Minister of Tribal Affairs||Member|
|vi||Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog||Member|
|vii||Ministers of Agriculture from two states (on rotation basis for 2 years)||Member|
|viii||Secretary, DARE & DG ICAR||Member|
|ix||Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH||Member|
|xi||Practicing Natural farming Farmers 2 No (on rotation basis for 2 years)||Member|
|xii||Secretary, Agriculture DA & FW||Member Secretary|
|xiii||The Steering Committee may co-opt technical experts from the states, institutions, agencies and research organizations working in the field of natural farming|
The NSC will meet at least twice a year.
The National Steering Committee will be assisted by a National Executive Committee (NEC), constituted at the level of the DA&FW, that will guide the National Mission on Natural Farming. NEC shall sanction the proposals from central lead agencies and from states, oversee the implementation of the Mission, undertake monitoring, surveillance and suggest mid-course correction (if needed). The NEC shall comprise of following members:...