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Irrigation

What to Do?

  • Conserve soil and water through Good Agricultural Practices.
  • Harvest rain water through construction of check dams and ponds.
  • Adopt crop diversification, seed production and nursery raising in water logged areas.
  • Adopt drip and sprinkler irrigation system to save 30-37% water and enhance crop quality and productivity.

What Can You Get?

S.No Type of Assistance Quantum of Assistance Scheme
1 Water Carrying Pipes Rs.25/- per meter or 50% of the cost, whichever is less, with maximum limit of 600 meters and
costing Rs.15,000/-
NFSM
2 Drip Irrigation System for Oil Palm As per the specification of National Mission for  Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA) NMOOP
3 Plastic/RCC based water harvesting structure/farm pond/construction of community tank (100 meter x 100 meter x 3 meter) For smaller size ponds tanks, cost will be admissible on pro rata basis, depending upon command area Rs.20 lakhs per unit in plains; and Rs 25 lakhs per unit in hilly areas with 500 micron plastic lining/RCC lining, for 10-hectare command area NHM/HMNEH Sub schemes under MIDH
4 Water Storage in Farm Pond/ Dug well (Measuring 20 meter x 20 meter x 3 meter) by individual. For smaller size ponds/dug wells,cost will be admissible on pro rata basis Rs.1.50 lakhs per beneficiary for plains & Rs.1.80 lakhs / beneficiary for hilly areas with 300 micron plastic lining/RCC lining, for 2-hectare command area. NHM/HMNEH Sub schemes under MIDH
5 Sprinkler Set for pulses and wheat Rs 10,000/- per hectare or 50% of the cost
whichever is less.
National Food Security
Mission (NFSM)
6 (a) Construction of new Farm Ponds with lining to reduce the percolation losses  (b) Water Harvesting Structures/ponds Rs 40,000/- per pond of 20m x 20m x 3m for construction and Rs.40,000/- for lining purpose 50% of the cost limited to Rs.75,000/- for plains and Rs.90,000/- for hilly areas including lining NMOOP
7 Supply of Diesel Pump-sets for oil Palm Growers 50% of the cost limited to Rs 15,000/- per pump set up to 10 HP as per norms of Sub Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) NMOOP
8 Bore Well under BGREI    Bore Well for Oil Palm growers 100% assistance limited to Rs.30,000/- per unit    50% of the cost limited to Rs.25,000/- per unit Bringing Green
Revolution to
Eastern India
(BGREI)  NMOOP
9 Shallow Tube Wells 100% assistance limited to Rs.12,000/- BGREI
10 Pump Set up to 10 HP Rs.10,000/- per pump set or 50% of the cost
whichever is less.
NFSM

Water Management under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture(NMSA)
1 Water Harvesting and Management


1.1a Water Harvesting System for individuals 50% of cost (Construction cost Rs.125/- for plain Rs.150/- per cu m for hilly areas) limited to Rs 75,000/-, for plain areas and Rs 90,000/- for hilly areas including lining. For smaller size of the ponds/dug wells, cost admissible on pro rata basis. Cost for non-lined ponds/tanks will be 30% less. NMSA
1.1b Lining of Tanks/ Ponds constructed under -
MNREGA/WSDP etc.
50% cost of plastic/RCC lining limited to Rs 25,000/- per pond/tank/well. - DO -
1.2 Water Harvesting System for communities: Construction of Community tanks / on-farm ponds/check dams/reservoirs with use of plastic/RCC lining on public land. 100% of the cost limited to Rs 20 lakhs/unit in plain areas, Rs 25 lakhs/unit in hilly areas, for 10 ha of command area or any other smaller size on pro rata basis depending upon the command areas. Cost for non-lined ponds/tanks will be 30% less. - DO -
1.3 Construction of Tube Wells / Bore Wells
(Shallow/Medium)
50% of the total cost of installation limited to Rs. 25,000/- per unit. - DO -
1.4 Restoration/Renovation of small tanks 50% of the cost of renovation limited to Rs.15,000/- per unit - DO -
1.5 Pipe/pre-cast Distribution System 50% of the cost of system limited to Rs. 10,000/- per
ha with assistance up to a maximum of 4 ha per beneficiary or group.
- DO -
1.6 Water lifting Devices (Electric, Diesel, Wind/ Solar) 50% of the cost of installation limited to Rs.15,000/- per electric/diesel unit and Rs.50,000/- per solar/wind unit. - DO -
2 Drip Irrigation:


25-35% of the total cost of installation in non- DPAP, DDP/NE&H regions and 35-50% in DPAP/DDP/NE&H regions. Additional 10% assistance to be provided by State Govt. (DPAP-Drought Prone Area Programme, DDP-Desert Development Programme, NE&H states - North Eastern and Himalayan States) Upper limit of assistance will be restricted to the amount as per the eligible pattern of assistance of the normative cost of installation. Normative cost of installation for wide spaced crops  Rs. 37,200/ha (average) and for close spaced crops  Rs.90,000/ha (average). However, the cost will vary depending on crop spacing & land size. Maximum permissible assistance will be restricted to 5 ha per beneficiary/group. - DO -
3 Sprinkler Irrigation:


The total cost of installation as well as additional assistance by State Government is same as for Drip Irrigation. Upper limit of assistance will be restricted to the amount as per the eligible pattern of assistance of the normative cost of installation Normative Cost of installation is  Rs 58,900/- ha for Micro Sprinkler, Rs.85,200/- ha for Mini Sprinkler, Rs.19,600/- ha for portable sprinkler, Rs 36,600/-per ha. For semi-permanent irrigation system and  Rs.31,600/- ha for Large Volume Sprinkler Irrigation System (Rain gun). Maximum permissible assistance will be restricted to 5 ha per beneficiary/group.

Whom to Contact?

District Agriculture Officer / District Soil Conservation Officer / Project Director, ATMA.

Source: Department of Agriculture & Cooperation



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