Micro Irrigation Fund

Micro Irrigation Fund with a corpus of Rs.5000 crore has been operationalized in NABARD from 2019-20. Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW), Government of India is the Nodal Ministry. The objective of the fund is to facilitate State Govts. efforts in mobilizing additional resources for expanding coverage under micro irrigation and incentivizing its adoption beyond provisions of PMKSY-PDMC. A total amount of Rs. 2841.57 cr stands sanctioned as on 31 March 2020 under the Fund.