Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana

  • Main objectives are –
  • Extending the coverage of irrigation
  • Improving water use efficiency
    • End to end solution on source creation, distribution, management, field application and extension activities.
    • It is formulated by amalgamating ongoing schemes
    • Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) – Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD& GR).
    • Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) – Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Development;
    • On Farm Water Management (OFWM) – Department of Agriculture and Cooperation (DAC).
    • Implementation – Decentralised manner through State Irrigation Plan and District Irrigation Plan.
    • Micro Irrigation Fund – The fund was set up with a initial corpus of Rs.5,000 crore under the scheme with NABARD.
    • NABARD will extend the loan to State Governments to mobilise resources to achieve the annual target of about 2 million ha/year during the remaining period of 14th Finance commission.
    • It would supplement the efforts of Per Drop More Crop Component (PDMC) of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana.

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