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Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana 2024-2025

The Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana is an initiative launched by the Government of Bihar to promote the construction of onion storage units in the state. The scheme aims to address the issue of post-harvest losses of onions, which are a major concern for onion growers in Bihar.

This article covers detailed information on the Bihar Onion Storage Scheme, including the eligibility criteria, required documents, and more.

Overview Of Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana 2024-25

Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran is a government scheme that provides a grant of up to ₹4 lakh 50 thousand for setting up a storage unit (50 MT) for onion storage. As per the scheme, the onion-producing farmers will be given 75% of the total amount as a grant.

Name of the PortalHorticulture Bihar Portal
Name of the YojanaBihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana
Who Can ApplyFarmers of Bihar Only
Subsidy Amount75% of the total cost, up to ₹4 lakh 50 thousand
Application Mode Online Mode

How much subsidy can I get through the Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana?

The maximum subsidy you can get through the Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana is ₹4.50 lakh. This amount covers 75% of the total project cost, which is estimated to be around ₹6 lakh for a 50 metric tonne onion storage unit.

It’s important to note that you’ll be responsible for the remaining 25% of the project cost, which comes out to ₹1.5 lakh.

Eligibility Criteria for Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana

To get the subsidy, you must meet the following eligibility criteria –

  • Applicants must be residents of Bihar State to be eligible for the Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana.
  • Farmers who wish to construct onion storage under the Vegetable Development Scheme are eligible for this scheme.
  • The applicant farmer’s bank account must be linked with the Aadhaar card.

Required Documents for Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana

For applying under the Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana, the applicant farmer will need the following documents – 

  • Aadhar card
  • Residence certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • PAN card
  • Ration card
  • Details of land for storage
  • Copy of Jamabandi
  • Farmer’s DBT number
  • Mobile number
  • Passport size photo
  • Bank account passbook

How to apply for Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana?

To apply to get a subsidy under Bihar Onion Storage Scheme, you need to follow these simple steps –

  • First, you will have to visit the official website of the Horticulture Bihar Portal.
  • After coming to the Home Page, you will find the ‘Apply for Onion Storage Unit (50MT)’ link under Bihar Pyaj Bhandaran Yojana 2024-25 (the link will be activated soon).
  • Clicking on the link will open a page like this –
  • Now, you will have to enter the farmer’s DBT registration number and click on the Submit option.
  • After clicking, the Application Form will open in front of you. Fill out this form carefully.
  • You will have to scan and upload all the requested documents.
  • Finally, you must click on the Submit option. You will then receive your application receipt. Print this receipt and keep it safe.

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FAQs

How much subsidy can I get under the Bihar Onion Storage Scheme? 

Farmers will receive a 75% subsidy, or up to 4.50 lakh rupees, for the construction of onion storage facilities.

What is the cost of onion storage structure?

The normative cost of storing 5 MT of onions is Rs. 30000, and it goes up to Rs. 300000 for storing 50 MT of onions.

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