Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India


The programme of “Bringing Green Revolution to Eastern India (BGREI)” was launched in 2010-11 to address the constraints limiting the productivity of “rice based cropping systems”  in eastern India comprising seven (7) States namely; Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Eastern Uttar Pradesh (Purvanchal) and West Bengal.

The programme is now a sub-scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.


  1. To increase production & productivity of rice and wheat by adopting latest crop production technologies;
  2. To promote cultivation in rice fallow area to increase cropping intensity and income of the farmers;
  3. To create water harvesting structures and efficient utilization of water potential; and
  4. To promote post harvest technology and marketing support.


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