Amalgamation of PMKSY to Schemes

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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)

(2015-16 to 2019-20)

CA Released (2015-16 to 2017-18)
AIBP 7.5 Lakh Ha. 11060  



SMI, RRR of Water Bodies& GW

CAD – 15 Lakh Ha.

RRR/SMI/GW – 6 Lakh Ha.

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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