Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  • allocation of Rs. 50,000 Crore for five years from 2015-16
  • 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 Developement.
    • On Farm Water Management (OFWM) – Department of Agriculture and Cooperation (DAC).
  • Har Khet Ko Pani: Enhance the physical access of water on the farm and expand cultivable area under assured irrigation
  • Enhance adoption of precision-irrigation and other water saving technologies under More Crop Per Drop.
  • Promotion of micro-irrigation in the form of drips, sprinklers, pivots, rain-guns in the farm (Jal Sinchan)
  • PMKSY funds would be given to states as 75 per cent grant by the central government and the remaining 25 per cent share is to be borne by the state government. But, for the north-eastern region and hilly states, the funding pattern would be 90:10.
  • Under “Water resources ministry”