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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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Apart from inconsistent data on coverage from different sources, target was 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 (https://pmksy.gov.in/mis/frmDashboard.aspx) 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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Dantewada village without mobile network awarded for going cashless -Avishek G Dastidar

arpur district of Rajasthan, which was honoured for the Solar Urja Lamps Project, wherein tribal women were taught to make solar lamps and also to install solar streetlights. For implementation of pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana, Mizoram’s Siaha district was awarded in the Northeast and Hill States category, while Banaskantha district of Gujarat was honoured under the category of other states. The award for implementation of Pradhan

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Getting a handle on water for agriculture use -Ashok Gulati & Gayathri Mohan

-The Indian Express In Budget 2017-18, a sum of Rs 7,377 crore has been allocated to the pradhan mantri krishi sinchayee yojana, a 42 per cent jump over the revised estimates for FY17. India is home to 17.5 per cent of the world’s population, but has only 4 per cent of the fresh water resources. Agriculture consumes some 78 per cent of the fresh water supply. With increasing urbanisation and industrialisation, India will not only have to

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