Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) 2020

About – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

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Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched on ‘1st of July 2015’ by Prime Minister of India named ‘Mr.Narendra Modi’.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

Was launched for the farmers and their agricultural Land.This Yojana is also Known as ‘Prime Minister Agricultural Irrigation scheme’.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched under the Ministry of agriculture and farmer welfare.PMKSY was about to increase the efficiency of farmer water.However , PMKSY is under the ‘Inter-Ministerial National Steering committee’.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was about improving the farmer and their farm capabilities for productivity.PMKSY is associated with three departments :

  1. Department of Land resources 
  2. Department of Agriculture and cooperation 
  3. Farm water management.

Meaning – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) means ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’.PMKSY can also be said ‘More crop per drop’.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) means to provide water supply to farmers for irrigation. PMKSY generally means for two activities :

  1. Jal Sanchay/Water conservation 
  2. Jal Sinchan/Water irrigation

PMKSY is formulated to expand the cultivated area with irrigation and better usage of water.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)Focuses on those activities which can assure proper irrigation , but not only for protective irrigation too by using rain for water through micro level.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) also considers to generate increased income of farmers by investing in farming technology and inputs for productivity enhancement.PMKSY is to allocate the water resources and implement on farm land form of irrigation.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) is a type of Mission formulated to better usage of resources among India , mainly in farm/agricultural Land.As PMKSY is committed to Government of India which means for highly water conservation and their management.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) to feature appropriate technological interventions such as Drip and sprinkler irrigation and Saving and conservation technologies.PMKSY to manage the water and their supply in farm lands.

Reason – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  1. Scarcity of water
  2. Water Wastage 
  3. Improper irrigation
  4. High risk with cultivation due to dependency on rainwater/rainfall.

Components – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  1. Per drop more crop
  2. Acceleration irrigation benefit programme.
  3. Har Khet ko pani 
  4. Watershed management programme.

Objectives – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  1. Enhance the water supply in agricultural land.
  2. Expansion of cultivated area by assuring irrigation.
  3. To Provide water supply in land by using best technologies and practices.
  4. To boost the farm efficiency.
  5. To reduce the wastage on Farm Land
  6. Introduction of those activities which helps in water harvesting , water management and Crop alignment
  7. Promote water conservation practices.
  8. Reusing wastewater by assuring peri – urban agriculture etc.
  9. Using Watershed approaches on rainfed areas.
  10. To motivate for private investment for Irrigation
  11. Adopt water saving technologies.
  12. Practicing for regeneration of ground water , arresting runoff and other NRM Activities.

Criteria – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchaiyee Yojana (PMKSY)

Criteria of Investment 

  • Under this Yojana , the Government of India will invest around Rs.5,300 crore/- over India.Their Calculation of investment , are as follows 
  1. Rs.1,800 crore/– for Department of Agriculture cooperation (DAC)
  2. Rs.1,500 crore/- for Department of Land resources (DoLR)
  3. Rs.2,000 crore/- for Management of Water Resources (MoWR)

Criteria to cover

  • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) will cover all the states of India and union territories.

Criteria of Outcome 

  • PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana) outcome will feature in five years.
  • It will provide an outcome of Rs.50,000 crore/- in India.

Criteria of Implementation 

  • With Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) implementation , it gives implementation to other programmes for farmers and their land , they are as follows :
  1. River development and Ganga Rejuvenation 
  2. Accelerated irrigation Benefit programme
  3. Integrated watershed Management programme

Advantages – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  1. Independent 
  • In previous times , Farmers had depended on rain water but via irrigation they became independent.
  1. Education 
  • Farmers are educated with various techniques of irrigation , water usage and water conservation.
  1. Micro irrigation
  2. Reuse of water 
  3. Sustainable water conservation practices

 3)  Coordination 

  • Under this Yojana , water supply is coordinated with Land to provide enchement in production and fertility of Land.

 4.  Efficiency 

  • PMKSY has increased the efficiency of farmers for better usage of water through programs of water practices.
  •  This yojana had also increased the efficiency of cultivated areas and large areas by expanding the coverage of irrigation among fields.

Process – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

  1. Creation of New water resources
  2. Developing irrigation sources
  3. Promoting scientific water conservation
  4. Promoting water conveyance and field application within farm
  5. Encouraging community/registered user
  6. Farmers awareness
  7. Creation of capabilities and building activities.

Registration – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

For registration of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) , you have to follow these basic steps :

  1. Visit the official website of ‘Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)’ , click here’.
  2. Then , Homepage will appear in which Login your id , or if new then register
  3. Then , form will appear , fill the required details in proper manner
  4. Click on submit.

Then , you are eligible for Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and their benefits.


Name Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)
Launched by Honorable Prime Minister of India ‘Mr.Narendra Modi’.
Launched for Farmers and their Land
Launched in Cabinet meeting of economic affairs in India 
Launched on 1 July 2015
Launched status Active
Launched category Yojana/scheme
Mean of schemeImprove Farmland productivity
Objective of scheme Water supply among the Land
Advantage of scheme Assured irrigation access

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