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To obtain Agri clinic license, the applicant must have attended and complete the training provided by National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management.

Step 1: To apply for Agri clinic training.

  1. To apply for Agri clinic training the applicant has to complete online application form. Link
  2. The applicant has to enter all the necessary details in the application form.
  3. Make sure that the applicant has to attach all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  4. Review the application form and click “submit”.
  5. The authority will review the application. Once the applicant meets up with the eligibility, he/she will receive Email or SMS regarding the training program.
  6. Once training is completed, exams will be conducted. After successful completion of exam, the authority will issue the training certificate to the applicant.
  7. Also, the concerned officers will advices the process to be done before obtain Agri clinic license.

Step 2: Obtain Agriculture (Agri) clinic license

  1. To obtain agriculture (Agri) clinic license in Maharashtra, the applicant has to approach State Department of Agriculture link
  2. An application form will be provided to the applicant from the concerned officer.
  3. The applicant has to enter all the necessary details in the application form.
  4. Make sure that the applicant has to attach all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. The applicant has to attach the photocopies of the required documents along with the application form while submitting.
  6. Submit the application form to the concerned officer.
  7. The applicant has to pay the prescribed fee as requested by the authority.
  8. The authority will review the application and contact the applicant regarding the inspection of their Agri Clinic centre.
  9. Once all the verification was done, the authority will issue the Agri Clinic license to the application.
  10. The processing time of this procedure takes up to 1 – 3 months.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Proof of identity
  • Education certificates
  • Applicant's Bank Account Details.
  • Passport size photo graphs
  • Training certificate

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030,
Telangana, India
Phone: 040-24015253,
Fax: 040-24015388
TOLL FREE HELPLINE: 1800 425 1556
HELPLINE: 9951851556(9 A.M to 5.30 P.M)
E -Mail: [email protected]
State Faculty Contacts link
State Nodal Institutes link

Note: The applicant can select their state name from the drop-down menu to find nearby states to them.

Department of Agriculture Government of Maharashtra
Krushi Aauktalaya, II Floor, Central Bldg.,
Shivaji Nagar, PUNE - 411 001
Email [email protected]
Contact link



  • Candidates of age group of 18 to 60.


  • Graduation and above level in Agriculture and allied subjects, biological sciences such as Environmental science, Botany, Zoology and chemistry as recognized by UGC, ICAR/SAUs and other organizations approved by MoA&FW, GoI.
  • Diploma courses with more than 60 % content related to Agriculture and allied subjects.
  • Intermediate course in Agriculture and allied subjects with at least 55% marks.


  • The fee for this procedure has to be paid as per the authority’s request.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The processing time to obtain Agri clinic license takes up to 1 – 3months.

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  • National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) will be responsible for providing training to eligible candidates, through Nodal Training Institutes (NTIs) and motivating them for setting up of Agri-Clinics and Agribusiness Centres.
  • Two months training course will be provided free of cost in various State Agricultural Universities and Departments and institutes. Initiated by Small Farmers Agri-business Consortium (SFAC) and coordinated by National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad, the course comprises entrepreneurship development, business management as well as skill improvement modules in the chosen areas of activity.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name (as it appears on Aadhaar)
  • Aadhaar No
  • Father/Mother/Spouse Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Mobile
  • State
  • District
  • Pin Code
  • Relationship
  • Address
  • Survey/Khasra No./ Drag No.
  • Email
  • Degree/Diploma Name
  • Specialisation
  • Institute
  • Affiliated to University/Board
  • Year of Passing
  • Total Marks
  • Marks Obtained


Need for the Document[edit]

  • Agri-Clinics are envisaged to provide expert advice and services to farmers on various technologies including soil health, cropping practices, plant protection, crop insurance, post-harvest technology, and clinical services for animals, feed and fodder management, prices of various crops in the market etc. which would enhance the productivity of crops/animals and ensure increased income to farmers.
  • An individual who wants to open an Agri clinic anywhere in the state, must apply for a license to provide the service legally.

Information which might help[edit]

  • Agri-Business Centres are commercial units of Agri ventures established by trained agriculture professionals. Such ventures may include maintenance and custom hiring of farm equipment, sale of inputs and other services in agriculture and allied areas, including post-harvest management and market linkages for income generation and entrepreneurship development.

Guidelines link

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]



Ventures that can be taken up.

  • Soil and water quality cum inputs testing laboratories (with Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometers)
  • Pest surveillance, diagnostic and control services
  • Maintenance, repairs and custom hiring of agricultural implements and machinery including micro irrigation systems (sprinkler and drip).
  • Agri Service Centres including the three activities mentioned above (Group Activity).
  • Seed Processing Units.
  • Micro-propagation through Plant Tissue Culture Labs and Hardening Units.
  • Setting up of Vermiculture units, production of bio-fertilisers, bio-pesticides, bio-control agents.
  • Setting up of Apiaries (bee-keeping) and honey & bee products' processing units.
  • Provision of Extension Consultancy Services.
  • Hatcheries and production of fish finger-lings for aquaculture.
  • Provision of livestock health cover, setting up veterinary dispensaries & services including frozen semen banks and liquid nitrogen supply.
  • Setting up of Information Technology Kiosks in rural areas for access to various agriculture related portals
  • Feed Processing and testing units.
  • Value Addition Centers.
  • Setting up of Cool Chain from the farm level onwards (Group Activity).
  • Retail marketing outlets for processed agri-products.Rural marketing dealerships of farm inputs and outputs