A PROJECT ON MUSHROOM CULTIVATION

INTRODUCTION 
  

ChinaChina- Largest producer & consumer. IndiaIndia- Hardly 3 decades old. Delicious food. No need of arable land.

YEAR
1985 1995 19961996-97 20032003-04

PRODUCTION (Tones)
4000 30000 40000 70000

TREND OF INDIA"S MUSHROOM PRODUCTION(TONES)
80000 70000 60000 50000 40000 30000 20000 10000 0 40000 30000

70000

PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION

4000 1985 1995 1996-97 2003-04

YEARS

VARIOUS SPECIES OF MUSHROOM 
Oyster mushroom.  Button mushroom.  Milky mushroom.  Coral mushroom.  Puffball mushroom.

OBJECTIVE OF THE PROJECT 
To

improve economic condition of small & marginal farmers.  To provide them a better standard of living.

POTENTIAL CENTRES

PROJECT AREA
Pundibari, Cooch-Behar, West CoochBengal.

Cultivation of button mushroom involvesinvolvesSpawnSpawn- Technically equivalent to seed of a plant.  Compost- Substrate, partially Compostdecomposed organic matter (straw of wheat or paddy).  Spawning & spawn run.  Casing & case run. 

HARVESTING & POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT 
 

Harvested as buttons. TwoTwo-third of total crop can be harvested within first 3 weeks. Very short self-life. self-

Precautions 
Cleanliness.  Pasteurized

compost.  Healthy spawn.  Personal hygiene of workers.  Insect-proof nets & windows. Insect-

MARKETING 
Contract

with hotels. 

Transportation.

FIXED COST ANNEX-A ANNEXPARTICULARS
Crop rooms Instruments Total

COST (Rs)
40,000

3550

43550

AnnexAnnex-A1
Particul No. ars Area each (sq. ft) Total area (sq. ft) Cost/squa Total re ft (Rs) cost (Rs)

Crop rooms

2

510

1020

39.21~40 40000

ANNEXANNEX-A2 (INSTRUMENTS)
Particulars No. Spray 1 PUMP Thermomete 2 r Hygrometer 2 Bucket Doormat Balance 1 2 1 Rate (Rs/unit) 1400 150 500 150 100 500 Total cost (Rs) 1400 300 1000 150 200 500

RECURRINGCOST ANNEX-B ANNEXParticulars Cost (Rs) Spawn, compost, casing soil 70,000 Transportation Labour Chemicals Polythene sheets Electricity,water charges Miscellaneous 12,000 9000 1500 4500 1000 2500

Total cost (Rs)- 144050.00 (Rs)Margin money- 25% moneyLoan borrowed (Rs)(Rs)108037.50 Interest rate- 15% rate-

Repayment plan
Year Principal (Rs) 1 36012.50 2 3 36012.50 36012.50 Interest Installmen Balance (Rs) t (Rs) (Rs) 16205.63 52218.13 72025 10803.75 46816.25 5401.88 41414.38 36012.50 -

Total 108037.50 32411.26 464558.51

ESTIMATED PRODUCTION
Year 1 2 3 Production/yea Price/kg r (Tones) (Rs) 3.0 4.0 4.5 40 40 40 Total return (Rs) 120,000 160,000 180,000

CASH OUTFLOW
Year Fixed cost Recurring (Rs) cost (Rs) 43550 33500 Installmen Total (Rs) t (Rs) 52218.13 129268.13

1

2

40000

46816.25

86816.25

3

27000

41414.38

68414.38

CASH INFLOW
Year Production/ Price/Kg year (Tones) 3.0 40 4.0 4.5 40 40 Total (Rs)

1 2 3

120,000 160,000 180,000

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Year Inflow Outflow Net flow DF@15 % PWO PWI NPW 1 120,000 129268. 13 9268.13 .869565 112407. 04 104347. 8 8059.24

2

160,000

86816.2 5

73183.7 5

.756144

65645.6

120983. 04

55337.4 4

3

180,000

68414.3 8

111585. 62

.657516

49257.4

118352. 88

69095.4 8

TOTAL

227310. 04

343683. 72

116373. 68

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 
NPWNPW-

Rs 116373.68  B-C Ratio- 1.51 Ratio IRR- 35% IRR-

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