What is Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana? Who benefits from this?

The Government of India runs various schemes to increase the income of farmers and to promote agriculture. One such scheme is the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, which aims to attract investment in the irrigation system in the country. In addition, to develop and expand arable land in the country and to reduce water wastage. The plan is to make proper use of water by implementing good techniques.

How to apply?
Let me tell you, any farmer can apply online under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana. Farmers will then have to purchase a sprinkler pipe from any licensed registered firm and submit the application along with its bill to the office. It is to be noted that Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana was started in the year 2015.

Let me tell you that there is no shortage of water for farmers to cultivate, that is why Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana was started. The central government has allocated Rs 50,000 crore for the scheme. The government provides 80 to 90 per cent rebate for sprinkler irrigation. With this method the field can be irrigated without leveling.

Who can take advantage?
Let me tell you, farmers should have cultivable land to avail the benefits of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana. Its eligible beneficiaries will be farmers from all sections of the country. Under the scheme, members of self help groups, trusts, co-operative societies, inclusive companies, members of productive farmers’ groups and other eligible organizations will also be benefited.

To avail the benefits of this scheme, farmers need Aadhar Card, Identity Card, Farmers’ Land Documents, Land Deposit (farm copy), Bank Account, Passbook, Passport Size Photo, Mobile Number. Anyone can apply through this. For more information you can visit the official website of the government.

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