What are Minor, Major and Medium Irrigation Schemes?

A minor irrigation scheme has Cultural Command Area (CCA) up to 2000 Hectares. A medium Irrigation scheme has CCA from 2000 Hectares to 10000 Hectares. A major irrigation scheme has a CCA above 10,000 hectares.

Further, Micro-irrigation encompasses drip and sprinkler technologies which have helped in getting more crop per drop.

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