Centrally Sponsored Schemes initiated by Ministry of Agriculture, GOI.
Main objective is to promote modern irrigation methods to use water efficiently,increase crop productivity and farmer’s income.
Financial assistance of 60% of total cost to small and marginal farmers havingup to two hectare of land area; 50% to other farmers.
Implementation at offices of 33 District, 90 Subdivision, 350 Taluka and 897 Circle Offices.
Scheme implemented at National, State, District and Taluka level.
Main stakeholders are Citizens as beneficiaries, Manufacturers and Dealers as System Suppliers, GOM and GOI officials as Implementing Agencies.
Vidarbha Intensive Irrigation Development Programme (VIIDP)
Special programme for the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra since 2012-2013.
Modified operational guidelines with revised cost norms for 8 districts of Vidarbha.
Enhanced assistance of 75% to small and marginal farmers.