As per the data for 2018-19 has been provided by Directorate of Economics & Statistics, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, percentage of net un-irrigated area over net area sown in the country is estimated to be about 48.65 per cent. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16, with an aim to enhance physical access of water on farm and expand cultivable area under assured irrigation, improve on-farm water use efficiency and introduce sustainable water conservation practices, Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Bishweswar Tudu said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana is an umbrella scheme, consisting of two major components implemented by this Ministry, namely, Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP), and Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP). HKKP, in turn, consists of four sub-components, being Command Area Development & Water Management (CADWM), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI), Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies, and Ground Water (GW) Development component, the minister informed.
In addition, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) also consists of two components being implemented by the ministries other than Jal Shakti Ministry. Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) component is being implemented by Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, while Watershed Development Component (WDC) is being implemented by Department of Land Resources, the further said in the parliament.
Water resources projects are planned, funded, executed, and maintained by the state governments as per their own resources and priorities. Role of Government of India is limited to providing technical support and in some cases, partial financial assistance under the existing schemes implemented by the Government of India.
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The state governments are mandated to address the monitoring and redressal mechanisms to ensure maintenance and quality control of irrigation projects being implemented by them. Further, Central Water Commission as well as a dedicated Project Management Unit (PMU) under the Jal Shakti has also been mandated to regularly monitor the projects receiving central assistance from the ministry. Physical and financial progress of these projects is monitored through a dedicated dashboard, backed with a Management Information System being maintained by Ministry of Jal Shakti.
PMKSY-AIBP with pari passu implementation of CADWM
During 2016-17, 99 ongoing major and medium irrigation projects have been included for financial assistance under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana – Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (PMKSY-AIBP), along with pari-passu implementation of Command Area Development & Water Management (CADWM). Out of these, 31 projects were completed till 2017-18 and 15 projects have been completed since June, 2018. No new projects were included since 2018 under PMKSY-AIBP, Tudu said in the Rajya Sabha.
PMKSY-AIBP with pari passu implementation of CADWM: Projects completed since June, 2018
|Assam||Champamati Irrigation Project|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Restoration and Modification of Main Ravi Canal|
|Tral Lift Irrigation Project|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bargi Diversion Project Phase – I (km. 16 to km 63)|
|Maharashtra||Upper Kundalika Project|
|Lower Dudhna Project|
|Khadak Purna Project|
|Dhom Balaakwadi Project|
|Manipur||Dolaithabi Barrage Project|
|Odisha||Ret Irrigation Project|
|Lower Indra Project (KBK)|
PMKSY-AIBP with pari passu implementation of CADWM: On-going projects as on June, 2018
|Tarakaram Teerta sagaram|
|Karnataka||Upper Tunga Irrigation Project|
|NLBC System Project (New)|
|Madhya Pradesh||Omkareshwar Project Canal Phase-II (RBC km. 9.70 to km 65.50)|
|Omkareshwar Project Canal Phase-III (RBC km. 65.50 to km 142)|
|Bargi Diversion Project Phase – II (km. 63 to km 104)|
|Indira Sagar Project Canal Phase – III (km. 143 to km. 206)|
|Indira Sagar Project Canal Phase – IV (km. 206 to km. 243)|
|Bargi Diversion Project Phase – III (km. 104 to km 154)|
|Bargi Diversion Project Phase – IV (km. 154 to km 197)|
|Krishna Koyana Lift|
|Sangola Branch Canal|
|Upper Pen Ganga|
|Anandpur Barr. Ph.-I / Integrated Anandpur Barr.|
|Peddavagu @ Neelwai project|
|Sri Komaram Bheem project|
|Rajiv Bheema L.I. Scheme|
|Peddavagu @ Jagannathpur|
|Indiramma Flood Flow Canal|
|J. Chokha Rao LIS|
|Uttar Pradesh||Arjun Sahayak|
|Madhya Ganga Canal PH-II|
|Saryu Nahar (NP)|
|UT – Ladakh||Prakachik Khows Canal|
PMKSY-HKKP-Surface Minor Irrigation
Under Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) sub-component of PMKSY-HKKP, a total of 1,321 schemes have been included since 2018-19 (Arunachal Pradesh-604, Himachal Pradesh-4, Manipur-375, Meghalaya-68, Nagaland-270). Out of these schemes, 77 schemes have been reported to be completed since 2018-19.
PMKSY-HKKP-SMI: Projects completed since June, 2018
|State||Schemes completed since 2018-19|
PMKSY-HKKP-SMI: Projects ongoing since June, 2018
|State||No of ongoing schemes|
PMKSY-HKKP-Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR)
Under Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) sub-component of PMKSY-HKKP, a total of 395 water bodies have been taken up since 2018-19 (Andhra Pradesh-100, Bihar-93, Gujarat-61 and Tami Nadu-141). Out of these water bodies, RRR of 100 water bodies have been reported to be completed since 2018-19.
PMKSY-HKKP-RRR: Projects completed since June, 2018
|State||Schemes completed since 2018-19|
PMKSY-HKKP-RRR: Projects Ongoing since June, 2018
|State||No of ongoing WBs|
Since 2019, 15 projects have been approved under Ground Water (GW) sub-component of PMKSY-HKKP in 12 states namely Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. Out of these approved projects, 13 projects are under various stages of implementation.
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PMKSY-HKKP-GW: Projects under implementation since June, 2018
|State/Projects||Wells to be constructed
Target/ Achievement (Nos)
Target/ Achievement (Ha)
Target/ Achievement (Nos.)
|Arunachal Pradesh Ph –II||519/
PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop
Under PMKSY-Per Drop More Crop, an area of 32.697 lakh hectares has been covered under micro irrigation in the country through PMKSY-PDMC from 2018-19 to 2020-21.
PMKSY-HKKP-PDMC: Projects under implementation since June, 2018
|States/UT||2018-19 to 2020-21|
|Jammu & Kashmir||1090|
PMKSY-Watershed Development Component (WDC)
Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Development has taken up 6,382 projects under PMKSY-WDC. Out of these projects, 5,243 have been reported to be completed.
PMKSY-WDC: Projects completed since June, 2018
|State||No of projects funded by DoLR (WDC-PMKSY)||Projects reported as
|UT of Jammu & Kashmir||119||37|
|UT of Ladakh||11||0|
PMKSY-WDC: Projects ongoing since June, 2018
|UT of Jammu & Kashmir||82|
|UT of Ladakh||11|
(All the figures on the implementation of various components of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana are based on the information given by Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Bishweswar Tudu in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament on Monday.)