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Funds Released under PMKSY & Rs.1400 crore for Polavaram Project

The Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) comprises of various components. It includes Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY –Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) like Command Area Development (CAD), Surface-Minor Irrigation (SMI) and Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies, PMKSY - Per Drop More Crop (PDMC) and PMKSY - Watershed Development (WD).   

However, the funds are released to the State Governments under PMKSY as and when eligible proposals are received from them.   

According to the information given by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, the details of CA release under different components of PMKSY for the State of Andhra Pradesh are as under: 

Component 

CA released during 2018-2019 (Rs in Crore) 

AIBP & CAD 

67.38 

SMI & RRR 

Per Drop, More Crop 

260.00* 

Watershed Development 

129.35 

Interestingly, during the current year (2018-2019) Rs.1400 crore has also been released to Andhra Pradesh for Polavaram Project. 



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