The scheme is under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package of Rs 15000 crores for incentivizing investment of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO), individual entrepreneurs, private companies, MSME and Section 8 companies across processing and value addition in dairy, meat, animal feed manufacturing, breed improvement and multiplication through technology interventions. The Central Government will provide interest subvention of 3% to eligible entities for eligible activities under the AHIDF scheme through eligible lending institutions. Credit guarantee by Govt. up to 25% of total borrowing to projects which are viable and covered under MSME norms will be provided by NABARD.
The Central Govt. has developed, a dedicated portal namely www.ahidf.udyamimitra.in through which the applicant can submit the loan application online. Scheme related guidelines are available in the aforementioned portal and also at www.dahd.nic.in