Applicability of Cold Storages in AMI (ISAM) NABARD Scheme
1689 / 01 / 2021-22 dated 29.03.2022
Clarification on eligibility of Standalone Cold Storage under AMI sub-scheme of ISAM
Please refer to the AMI sub-scheme of ISAM Operational Guidelines issued vide our Circular No. 283/DoR 68/2018-19 dated 26 November 2018. In this connection, we advise that DMI, MoA&FW, GoI has provided the following clarification regarding the eligibility of Standalone Cold Storage under the scheme.
- Standalone Cold Storage projects will not be eligible for subsidy under the AMI subscheme of ISAM beyond 1000 MTs capacity, as it comes under negative list.
- However, as mentioned in para 4.9 of the Operational Guidelines of AMI sub-scheme – “Standalone standardized cold storage units as per standards promoted by NCCD upto 1000 MTs is allowed as per MIDH cost norms for all the eligible beneficiaries subject to eligibility of the subsidy given under para 9.2 for non-storage infrastructure.”
2. You may please advise your Controlling Offices/District Central Cooperative Banks (in case of State Cooperative Banks) and branches accordingly.