Micro Irrigation fund corpus

Micro Irrigation fund corpus

  • Micro Irrigation Fund corpus of Rs. 5000 crore has been created with NABARD.
  • The objective of the fund is to facilitate the states in mobilizing the resources for expanding coverage of Micro Irrigation.
  • So far, Micro Irrigation Funds have been released to the states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu for Rs. 616.14 crore and for Rs.478.79 crore, respectively through NABARD.
  • The area covered under these projects is 1.021 lakh ha. in Andhra Pradesh and 1.76 lakh ha. in Tamil Nadu.

 

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