Grow More Food Scheme of Indian Railways


The vacant Railway land is given on license to Railway employees working in Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ category under Grow More Food (GMF) scheme. As per the extant policy, licensing of Railway land to private parties/persons for the purposes not connected with Railway working is not permitted. Zone wise details of land under Grow More Food scheme as on 31.03.2016 are as under:–

Zonal Railway Area under GMF (in acres)
Central 733.83
Eastern 626.73
East Central 2309.25
East Coast 440.51
Northern 1233.55
North Central 162.18
North Eastern 15.00
Northeast Frontier 2473.55
North Western 0.00
Southern 265.39
South Central 2.47
South Eastern 0.00
South East Central 371.32
South Western 0.00
Western 108.45
West Central 116.93



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