Published on: December 16, 2021

PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYEE YOJANA (PMKSY)

PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYEE YOJANA (PMKSY)

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Târgu Jiu The Cabinet has given its approval to extend Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for another five years till 2026

ABOUT PMKSY

  • Initiated in 2015
  • Aim
    • Enhance physical access of water on farm and expand cultivable area under assured irrigation
    • Improve on-farm water use efficiency
    • Introduce sustainable water conservation practices, etc.
  • Umbrella scheme consisting of
    • Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP)
    • Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP)
  • Sub-components of HKKP
    • Command Area Development (CAD),
    • Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI),
    • Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies, and
    • Ground Water (GW) Development component.4
  • Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) component is being implemented by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
  • Watershed Development component (WDC) of PMKSY is being implemented by Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development.
  • Vision – To ensure access to irrigation to all agricultural farms in country, to produce ‘per drop more crop’.
  • Original Tenure: 5 years from 2015-16 to 2019-20.
  • Amalgamated 3 ongoing schemes viz.
    • Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) of Ministry of Water Resources;
    • Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) of Department of Land Resources (Ministry of Rural Development)
    • On Farm Water Management (OFWM) component of NMSA of Dept of Agriculture and Cooperation (Ministry of AFW)