AIC Nitte has been impanelled as a Cluster-Based Business Organization (CBBO) for Formation and Incubation of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) under the Central Sector Scheme for Formation & Promotion of 10,000 FPOs”. AIC Nitte, is presently Incubating 10 FPO s in the state of Karnataka for a period of two years. Each FPO has a membership of 500 – 1000 farmers. AIC Nitte will receive a total grant of 250 lacs towards the formation and incubation expenses.
AIC Nitte has been approved as the Technical Aagency by the Ministry of MSME, Govt of Agency promotes Cluster Development projects in the state of Karnataka. The MSME Ministry has approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) prepared by AIC-Nitte and had sanctioned Rs 500 lacs for the implementation of this project. This project will provide employment to around 500 rural women and double the income of around 5000 farmers in the regions.
AIC Nitte in association with the Ministry of Agriculture Government of Karnataka has set up a full-fledged soil testing Lab in NMAMIT Campus. As per the state government’s new norms, the farmers must test their soil for getting subsidies from the govt. Service of this soil testing Lab is made available to all the farmers of the Udupi district.
AIC Nitte Incubation Center has taken the responsibility of implementing the Nitte Smart Village Development Project. The seven developmental areas viz