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.