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Government of India
Ministry of Water Resources
04-February-2019 16:18 IST
Amalgamation of PMKSY to Schemes

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is amalgamation of various schemes viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies [Implemented by MoWR, RD & GR], PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) [Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare] and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD) [Implemented by Department of Land Resources].

 

PMKSY has been approved for implementation across the country with an outlay of Rs.50,000 crore during 2015-2016 to 2019-2020. Further, during 2016-17, ninety-nine (99) on-going Major/Medium irrigation projects under PMKSY-AIBP having ultimate irrigation potential of 76.03 lakh hectare and balance estimated cost of Rs.77595 crore [Central Assistance (CA) component of Rs.31342 crore] have been prioritized in consultation with States for completion in phases up to December, 2019 along with their Command Area Development & Water Management (CADWM) works. Funding mechanism through NABARD has also been approved by the Government for both Central and State share.  Details of various components including outlay etc. are as below:

(Rs. in crore)

Component

Potential/Target coverage
(2015-16 to 2019-20)

Outlay

(2015-16 to 2019-20)

CA Released (2015-16 to 2017-18)

AIBP

7.5 Lakh Ha.

11060

 

13815.22

HKKP - CAD,

SMI, RRR of Water Bodies& GW

CAD - 15 Lakh Ha.

RRR/SMI/GW – 6 Lakh Ha.

9050

PDMC (Micro Irrigation)

10 Million Ha.

16300

6366.46

Watershed Development

11.5 Lakh Ha.

13590

4651.37

 

 This information was given by Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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