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National Food Security Mission

The National Development Council (NDC) in its 53rd meeting held on 29th May, 2007 adopted a resolution to launch a Food Security Mission comprising rice, wheat and pulses to increase the annual production of rice by 10 million tonnes, wheat by 8 million tonnes and pulses by 2 million tonnes by the end of the Eleventh Plan (2011-12). Accordingly, a Centrally Sponsored Scheme, ‘National Food Security Mission’ (NFSM), was launched in October 2007.

The Mission met with an overwhelming success and achieved the targeted additional production of rice, wheat and pulses. The Mission continued during 12th Five Year Plan with new targets of additional production of food grains of 25 million tonnes of food grains comprising of 10 million tonnes rice, 8 million tonnes of wheat, 4 million tonnes of pulses and 3 million tonnes of coarse cereals by the end of 12th Five Year Plan. Considering the experience and feedback received from the States major changes were made in approach, norms of financial assistance and programme implementation strategy which are reflected in the revised operational guidelines.

Based on past experience and performance of 12th Plan, it has been decided to continue the programme beyond 12th plan i.e. 2017-18 to 2019-20, which is co-terminus with Fourteenth Finance Commission (FFC) period with new targets to achieve 13 million tonnes of additional foodgrains production comprising of Rice – 5 million tonnes, Wheat- 3 million tonnes, Pulses- 3 million tonnes and Coarse Cereals- 2 million tonnes by 2019-20

86016Total Beneficiaries
81Total Disbursed Amount(Cr)
100District Coverage %
Below data is for national food security mission (2017-2023)
wdt_id District Financial Year Componenent Physical Actual Unit
1 IMPHAL EAST 2017-18 Cluster De 322 Ha
2 IMPHAL EAST 2017-18 Seed Distr 776 Qtl
3 IMPHAL EAST 2017-18 INM/IPM 190 Ha
4 IMPHAL EAST 2017-18 Farm Imple 599 No.
5 IMPHAL EAST 2017-18 Cropping S 10 No.
6 IMPHAL WEST 2017-18 ClusterDem 322 Ha
7 IMPHAL WEST 2017-18 Seed Distr 785 Qtl
8 IMPHAL WEST 2017-18 INM/IPM 190 Ha
9 IMPHAL WEST 2017-18 Farm Imple 668 No.
10 IMPHAL WEST 2017-18 Cropping S 10 No.
District Financial Year Componenent Physical Actual Unit