DBT Agri Portal
DBT Agri Portal
DBT Agri Portal is a unified central portal for agricultural schemes across the country. It has been launched with the objective of integrating scheme MIS with the Central Agri Portal, sharing suggested data from Scheme MIS, viewing monthly progress reports, monitoring achievements, and integrating DBT Agri Portal with DBT Bharat Mission Portal. The portal currently includes details of 15 schemes and 8.65,66,095 farmers. It is designed and hosted by National Informatics Centre. Its contents are published and managed by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. This article looks at the workings of the portal.
Mode of Functionality
For achieving the aforementioned objectives, the beneficiary details of different schemes of DAC and FW (Department of Agricultural Cooperation & Farmers Welfare) will be uploaded in the Central DPT Portal for easy monitoring and tracking of beneficiaries and providing information to DBT Bharat concerning the DBT Schemes as desired.
Levels of Integration
The following are the levels of integration with DBT Agri Portal and Bharat Portal:
- Data Level Integration
- Aadhar Authentication Integration
- Monthly Progress Report (MPR) Integration
- Integration with DBT Bharat Mission
Advantages of the Portal
The DBT Agri portal is a Centralized repository for Farmer and Beneficiary details. It facilitates the following:
- The integration of Monthly Progress Report of Scheme MIS with DBT Agri portal.
- The centralized authentication of Aadhar through Web API.
- Data transfer into DBT Agri Portal in real-time mode.
- Faster generation of aggregated figures of each scheme, whether State/District wise.
- Easier monitoring of complied Monthly Progress of schemes through Dashboard.
- The viewing of status report of schemes.
- Viewing of benefits availed from different schemes by each beneficiary.
Guide to Beneficiaries
The beneficiaries of the scheme may identify their status with the scheme in the following simple manner:
Step 1 – the obvious, visit the portal.
Step 2 – go to the Beneficiary Corner option, and select Know Your Benefits.
Step 3 – in the following page, the user may choose the desired mode of identification, along with the name of the respective village, and click on Search.
The user will be then shown the status of identification, which completes the procedure of Beneficiary Identification.
Direct Benefit Transfer
Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is a Government of India initiative that aims to quicken and smoothen the process of transferring funds/information. Moreover, the initiative seeks to inculcate transparency and abate pilferage from distributing funds sponsored by the Central Government. Under the mechanism, the benefit/subsidy will be directly transferred to citizens living below the poverty line. All matters related to the DBT mission is now vested with the Cabinet Secretariat under Secretary (Co-ordination & PG), with effect from 14/9/2015.
For further details on the initiative, the reader may contact:
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
National Informatics Division