Establishment of New Garden (Normal Density Planting)
Under the programme cashew grafts are distributed to farmers as free of cost @ 200 plants per Hectare. Planting should be done at a spacing of 7mx7m. Subsidy will be given to farmers having a minimum of one acre land. Subsidy will be given in 3 yearly installments 60:20:20 including the cost of grafts in accordance with the availability of fund. The first installment will be paid after planting and verification. The second one after one year of planting after ensuring minimum of 75% of survival and the 3nd one in the 3rd year after ensuring 90% stocking of plants. The casualty replacement has to be carried out by the farmers/institution of their own cost. A minimum of one acre is needed for financial assistance.