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Implementation of National Biogas and Manure Management Programme (NBMMP) during 12th Five Year Plan- 2014

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Nodal Agency

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Applicable Technologies

Biogas and manure based, family type, biogas plants, mainly for rural and semi-urban households.

Policy Period

12th Five Year Plan.

Targets under Policy

For 2016-17 – 1,00,000 units.

(State-wise targets available on


Incentive Amount

  1 cubic metre 2-6 cubic metres

NER states, Sikkim (except plain areas of Assam) including Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories of NE region states.


Rs.15,000 Rs.17,000

Plain areas of Assam

Rs.1,0000 Rs.11,000

Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Nilgiris of Tamil Nadu, Sadar Kurseong & Kalimpong sub-divisions of Darjeeling, Sunderbans (W.B.) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Rs.7,000 Rs.11,000

Scheduled castes/scheduled tribes of other than NE region states including Sikkim & other hilly states/regions as given above.


Rs.7,000 Rs.11,000

All Others

Rs.5,500 Rs.9,900

Turn-key job fee including warranty for five years and quality control (in Rs. per plant).

Rs.1500 per plant for fixed dome Deen-bandhu type, and floating gasholder KVIC type brick masonry models. Turn-key job fee also provided for biogas plants with prefabricated material involving part construction work either for digester or dome. No fee is provided for completely prefabricated/manufactured plants such as Bag-type plants with rubberized material or plants made of HDPE/PVC/fabric materials, as and when approved.


Additional CFA for toilet linked biogas plants (in Rs. per plant).


Administrative charges – for physical target range of biogas plants (in Rs.).


100-3000 :Rs.1,00,000 (Extra Rs.400 per plant in excess of 100 biogas plants).

3001-7000 : Rs.10,50,000 (Extra Rs.350 per plant in excess of 3000 biogas plants).

Above 7001 : Rs.24,50,000 (Extra Rs.300 per plant in excess of 7,000 biogas plants subject to maximum of Rs.60 lakh).


Training support per course (in Rs.).


Users Course :   Rs.3,000.

Staff Course : Rs.10,000.

Construction-cum maintenance/refresher course :  Rs.45000.

Turn-key workers & management course for TKWs/RETs/SHGs/officials of SND/SNA/banks/FIs and companies/entrepreneurs. - Rs.75,000.


Biogas development & training centres


As per the pattern of CFA and staff strength positions conveyed vide Ministry’s sanction letter No. 19-3/2011-BE (Pt.) dated 16th November, 2011, and dated 2nd March, 2012, and annual outlay allocated year-wise.



Support for communication and publicity as per the target range of biogas plants.


Up to 1,000 – Rs.2,00,000.

1,001- 10,000 – Rs.4,00,000.

More than 10,000 – Rs.6,00,000.



Support for repair of non-functional plants with the restriction of utilization of upto 5% of the annual outlay of the programme, earmarked for the year, for the concerned SND/SNA/UT.

50% of the applicable central subsidy rate subject to sharing of 50% of the cost of repair by the respective beneficiary. Repair cost estimates for a non-functional biogas plant should not exceed the total subsidy amount applicable as per the size of the biogas plant. The proposal prepared by SNDs /SNAs and KVIC by bunching of such non-functional plants, requires prior approval of the Ministry (MNRE).




Release of Incentive

The pattern of release of funds is provided in the scheme document. 

Implementing Agency

The programme will be implemented by state nodal departments/state nodal agencies, Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC), biogas development and training centres (BDTC), other state government agencies/organizations/departments, etc. 

Additional Information

  • The SNDs/SNAs and KVIC may take help of panchayat raj institutions/gram panchayats, urban local bodies and block/taluka development officers/district agriculture offices, Kisan Vikas Kendras etc., for identification and selection of potential beneficiaries.
  • Interested potential beneficiaries may contact the concerned programme implementing state agencies.
  • The scheme document provides approved biogas plant model details.




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