Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: Enhancing Impact through Demand Driven Innovations, Research Report IDC-7

Wani, S P and Anantha, K H and Garg, K K and Joshi, P K and Sohani, G and Mishra, P K and Palanisami, K (2016) Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: Enhancing Impact through Demand Driven Innovations, Research Report IDC-7. Technical Report. ICRISAT, Patancheru.

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The authors are extremely thankful to the Prime Minister’s Office for asking us to help prepare the strategy report on Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana: Enhancing the Impact through Demand Driven Innovations. We sincerely acknowledge the support of the Task force members for their contributions towards the report and the case studies. We thank all the officials of the Department of Agriculture, Secretaries, Additional Secretaries, Joint Secretaries, partners and donors for the report and the case studies. We also thank all the officers of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India for their very useful suggestions to help prepare the report.This report is part of a series of Strategy Papers drafted on the request of the Prime Minister’s Office, India. 20 contributing authors contributed for this report.

Abstract

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, has launched the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) to address India’s key agricultural challenges in the 21st century i.e., to reduce poverty and ensure food security for the growing population in the face of climate change, scarce and limited water and land resources. This initiative proposes to provide irrigation to every farm in the country (Har Khet Ko Pani) and improve water use efficiency (Per Drop More Crop and Income). It aims to bring together various schemes and programs for water harvesting, conservation and efficient management in order to ensure there is enough water for agriculture. This program also aims to harness the potential of agriculture by effectively utilizing green (soil moisture) and blue water (irrigation) for improving efficiency, sustainability, equity and resilience at the farm level, especially in rainfed, marginal and fragile areas, using an integrated approach...

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Divisions: Research Program : Asia
CRP: CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems
Series Name: PMO Strategy Document Series
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, Demand Driven Innovations, PMKSY, Watershed Management, Watershed Programs, Irrigation, Innovation Systems
Subjects: Others > Agriculture
Others > Innovation
Others > Irrigation
Others > Watershed management
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2016 05:13
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 05:20
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/9758
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