National Food Security Mission
NFSM is a centrally sponsored scheme (CSS) and was launched in October’ 2017
The NFSM during the 12th Five Year Plan will have five components.
Under NFMS, Rice & Pulse scheme is going on at Barpeta District since 2008. This year 2021-22 in Rabi Season Wheat was newly introduces in Barpeta District. The variety was (i) Narendra Wheat 5054 ii) HD 3171 iii) Pusa Vatsala HD 3118 and iv) K 1317
The purpose of NFSM is to increase production through area expansion to increase the farmers income level and to create employment opportunities.