Friday, November 12, 2021

Prime Minister's Agriculture Irrigation Scheme

Prime Minister's Agriculture Irrigation Scheme
Prime Minister's
 Agriculture
Irrigation Scheme

 Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 2, 2015
Approved the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).

It is worth mentioning that a provision of Rs 50 thousand crores has been made for this scheme for five years (2015-16 to 2019-20) and Rs 5300 crore has been allocated for the monthly financial year. It is known that of the country Of the total 142 million hectares of cultivable land in the state, 65 percent do not have irrigation facilities.

Following are the main objectives of 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana':-

Bringing uniformity in investment in irrigation.

To expand the cultivable area under 'Har Khet Ko Pani'.

Increasing the efficiency of using water in the fields itself, reducing the wastage of water.

Adopting correct irrigation and water-saving techniques of 'every drop more crop' cover, etc.

VISIT OFFICIAL WEBSITE: https://pmksy.gov.in/

The 'Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana' at the national level will be monitored by an Inter-Ministerial National Steering Committee (NSC) headed by the Prime Minister with colleagues from all the concerned Ministries.

Visit of a National Executive Committee (NEC) constituted under the chairmanship of Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog for inter-ministerial coordination, monitoring, and performance assessment for program implementation, resource allocation, inter-ministerial coordination.

The implementation of the scheme at the state level was done by the State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC) headed by the Chief Secretary of the respective state.

This committee will have full authority to approve the project and monitor the progress of the scheme.

There will also be a 'District Level Committee' to implement the program in a better way.

Under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, district and state-level plans are being prepared on the basis of agro-climatic conditions and availability of water.

1000 crore has been allocated for this scheme in the last financial year.

In this scheme, 75 percent grant and 25 percent expenditure will be the responsibility of the states.

In the northeastern region and hill states, the central grant will be up to 90 percent.

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