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In last 5 years, Gujarat got over half the Central irrigation funds

ngh Tomar in reply to questions from Congress MPs Amee Yajnik and Husain Dalwai. Besides, Gujarat received another Rs.1,200 crore, which is nearly 12 per cent of the funds allotted for another scheme pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY) during the same period. The Centre sanctioned a total of Rs.10,249 crore for the PMKSY scheme between 2014-15 and 2018-19. States which received more funds than Gujarat under the PMKSY scheme were Andhra Prad

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Tackling farm distress is high priority

suicide rate at around 45 a day, a heavy toll indeed. The droughts could have been managed had there been more investment in improving the irrigation system. Despite all talk of farmers support, the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana, designed to provide irrigation infrastructure, has been underfunded; and even the latest interim budget has provided just Rs.100 crore rise over last year. Please click here to read more.

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Is the Modi Government Truly Committed to Rural Development? -Bharat Dogra

cause of farmers and related issues of rural development, we should also assess to what extent the budgetary commitments of the previous year have been fulfilled. In the case of the high-priority pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana, for instance, the revised estimate for the previous year was significantly less than the budget estimate. There are various components of this scheme under various ministries. Taking all these together, last year&rs

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Beside inconsistent data on coverage from different sources, target not achieved in case of PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop

How is it possible that we get different figures on area brought under micro-irrigation pertaining to the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY)-Per Drop More Crop (PDMC)--a scheme which is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare? The dashboard ( of PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop clearly shows that 11.25 lakh hectare was brought under micro-irrigation in the financial year 2

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Modi's farm irrigation scheme: Are big funds serving the purpose? Data tells a sad story

ed at Rs 77,595 crore, including Rs 29,000 crore for command area development. While the ministry of water resources says 33 irrigation projects among the 99 implemented on a priority basis under the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY) are complete citing reports from state governments, data gathered by FE show that in as many as 74 projects, there has been absolutely no progress in the construction of field channels and drains (command a

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Shri Nitin Gandkari Addresses the National Water Symposium Organised by Shiv Nadar University

y, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India and Shri K C Naik, Chairman, CGWB. The conference encouraged discussion around key areas of India’s water crisis including: - * How the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana’s vision of proving HarKhetkoPani can be achieved in Indian agriculture. * Groundwater Management and Challenges of Implementing the Atal BhujalYojana; and * The Implementation of Mihir Shah Committee Report

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Agri infrastructure for farmers' welfare is a priority -Radha Mohan Singh

urea mandatory to reduce the cost of agriculture and enhance the nitrogen use efficiency. Besides enhancing productivity, it also helps in preventing the misuse of urea in the non-agriculture sector. pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY) is a very important scheme to ensure proper water management in agriculture practices. Please click here to read more.

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PM's Irrigation Scheme Struggling, Only 10% Projects Complete

hargic’. New Delhi: A report of the parliamentary standing committee on rural development has revealed that only 10% of the projects taken up under the watershed development component of the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY) have been completed. The report outlines that given that a majority of the sown area in India is rain fed, and thus at the mercy of the monsoon, urgent efforts ought to be taken to address irrigation concerns

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NITI Aayog's three-year action plan on agriculture raises hope as well as concerns

the government intends to focus on four factors: shift to high-value farm products, irrigation, seeds and fertiliser and new technology. The three-year action plan calls for accelerating the pace of pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY) and increasing allocation of funds. It also calls for speeding up clearance of river interlinking projects, although questions have been raised on effectiveness of such projects in preventing floods. Pleas

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From plate to plough: An unfulfilled farm manifesto -Ashok Gulati & Siraj Hussain

to, and see how many of those promises have been fulfilled. In an earlier article, (‘The faraway fields’, IE, April 24) we evaluated the NDA’s flagship programmes, especially the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana (PMKSY), Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) and e-NAM. The conclusion was that they were all steps in the right direction but so far, their impact has not been felt. Perhaps tangible results won’t be seen before 2019.

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