Bee Keeping is a good avenue for earning high income with less effort. The bees not only generate honey but also help in the growth of the crops. Besides, having high nutritional value, honey is also used in making medicines.Wax, jelly etc. are also got from it
Loans are given according to the following guidelines :
1 Unit (consisting of 10 boxes) :
Cost of Rs. 66000/-
1 Unit (consisting of 100 boxes) :
Cost of Rs. 6,60,000/
Repayment period is 5 years
Eligibility for loan:
- Loan is given to those persons who have had prior training in Bee-Keeping. Training is given free of cost by the Punjab Agricultural University.
- Loan Applications are forwarded to the PADB by the Chief Agricultural Officer/Khadi Gram Udyog, Punjab of the District.
- Insurance is necessary.
- Repayment period of loan is 5 yrs. The loan is to be repaid in 10 equal half yearly instalments
- Borrower can start a unit with minimum 10 boxes.