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Rubber Board invites application for rubber planting subsidy in traditional area
Kottayam, 14 August 2015
The Rubber Board invites applications from rubber growers in traditional area for assistance for replanting and new planting under the Rubber Plantation Development scheme. Application in the prescribed form in duplicate together with two copies of rough sketch of the area planted / proposed to be planted in the year 2015 should reach the respective Regional Offices of the Board on or before 31 December 2015. The application forms in Malayalam and English can be downloaded free of cost from the Rubber Board’s website www.rubberboard.org.in. The forms and other details are also available from all Regional Offices and Field offices of the Board.
In the traditional rubber growing area of Kerala & Tamil Nadu, growers whose total area under rubber does not exceed 5 hectares including newplanting / replanting during the current year, are eligible for planting grant for an area up to 2 hectares. The assistance is Rs.25,000/- per hectare in traditional area for replanting and new planting.
Applications received after 31 December 2015 will not be considered.