How do I get subsidy on drip irrigation?

The Centre offered 35 to 45 per cent subsidy for drip irrigation under the Pradan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and the rest subsidy would be borne by the State government. A maximum subsidy of Rs. 1 lakh would be given per hectare of land. A total of 300 farmers would be benefited under the scheme this year.

What are the documents required for drip irrigation subsidy?

If it is a leased land, then it is necessary to have an affidavit taken in front of the first class magistrate on the 7-year registered lease / stamp paper of Rs. 1000. At least 0.5 acre area for drip irrigation and maximum 12.5 acre acreage and at least 1 acre maximum can be availed for sprinkler irrigation.

What is irrigation subsidy?

Irrigation subsidy is the subsidy provided on the usage of government provided canal water. Irrigation subsidy is the difference between operating and maintenance cost of irrigation infrastructure in the state and irrigation charges recovered from farmers.

How much does drip irrigation cost per hectare?

Cost: Conventional drip irrigation systems typically start at US $1500 per hectare. This is, however, changing.

What are micro irrigation techniques?

Micro irrigation is a modern method of irrigation; by this method water is irrigated through drippers, sprinklers, foggers and by other emitters on surface or subsurface of the land.

What are the different types of subsidies given to farmers?

Types of Agricultural Subsidy in India

  • Fertilizer subsidy.
  • Power subsidy.
  • Agricultural Equipment subsidy.
  • Irrigation subsidy.
  • Seed subsidy.
  • Export subsidy.
  • Credit subsidy.
  • Agricultural infrastructure subsidy.

How much does it cost to irrigate an acre?

Cost to Install Sprinkler Systems

Irrigated Area (Square Feet) Approx. Lot Size Starting Price
3500 – 5000 sq ft Regular City Lot (.15-.2 Acre) $4475 – $4835
5000 – 7000 sq ft Medium to Large City Lot (.2-.3 Acre) $4835 – $5335
7000 – 12000 sq ft .3 to .4 Acre Lot $5335 – $6050
12000 – 15000 sq ft Half Acre Lot $6050 – $6445

Why drip irrigation is costly?

The Cost of drip irrigation system installation depends upon various factors, like what kind of crop you are sowing, type of terrain, quality of soil, sowing pattern, water quality, quality of drip material, manufacture company of drip irrigation system, and design of the drip irrigation system.

What is the best method of irrigation for agriculture?

Furrow irrigation is best used for irrigating row crops such as maize, vegetables and trees. Border irrigation is particularly suitable for close growing crops such as alfalfa, but border irrigation can also be used for row crops and trees.

Which is the best subsidy for drip irrigation?

Subsidy for the installation of Drip irrigation is offered to manage available water and to withstand drought to ensure uninterrupted silkworm rearing. Any Farmer who has Mulberry garden and doing silkworm rearing is eligible. Small farmer can avail 100% (Rs.30000) subsidy while producing small farmer certificate.

Is there 90 percent subsidy under sprinkler system?

Under this scheme, state government is providing additional top-up to the farmers. There is a provision to provide 90 percent subsidy to all categories of farmers under drip system and 75 percent under sprinkler system. An official portal has been established to make the information of the scheme accessible to each and every farmer.

What is the subsidy per hectare in Tamil Nadu?

The subsidy has increased anywhere from Rs 24,000 to Rs 39,000 depending on the size of the land holding and source of the water. For example, while small farmers could get a subsidy of Rs 1,51,386 per hectare for water being brought from a well, they can get Rs 13,7844 for system that takes water from a borewell.

Which is the irrigation system launched in India?

In the year 2015-16, the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana was launched by the Government of India to increase this irrigation system rapidly. Let me tell you that in Bihar, this irrigation method is being adopted in only 0.5 percent of the area.