Transport and Marketing Assistance Scheme Has Revised

14 September 2021 Current Affairs:The center revised the “Transportation and Marketing Assistance” (TMA) scheme for specific agricultural products.

Highlights:
♦ Now, the scheme has been notified for the duration April 2021 to March 2022. In the revised scheme, the following modifications have been made:
♦ Dairy products, which have not been protected under the former scheme, will be eligible for help under the revised scheme.
♦ Rates of assistance have been increased, via 50% for exports by sea and by a hundred percent for exports by air.
♦ The revised scheme is expected to strengthen assistance to help Indian agricultural exporters products with rising freight and logistics costs.
 

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