Q. Which of the following is NOT correct about “City Compost Scheme”?
Explanation: To support Swachh Bharat Mission and provide City Compost at subsidized rates to farmers government has launched City Compost Scheme.
- It is a Central Sector Scheme. Under the scheme, a market development assistance of Rs. 1500 per tonne of city compost for scaling up production and consumption of the product is being provided.
- Promotion of city compost will be done by fertilizer companies and marketing entities. Companies will also adopt villages for promoting the use of compost.
- An appropriate BIS standard/ Eco-Mark will be developed to ensure better market acceptance.