Irrigation in Bharat Nirman

Irrigation is one of the 6 components of Bharat Nirman.

Bharat Nirman envisaged 10 million hectares of additional irrigation capacity to be created by 2009 as follows:

Irrigation in Bharat Nirman 

Goal  

Target  

Completion of ongoing Major & medium Irrigation Projects

4.2

Minor irrigation schemes  

2.8

Enhancing utilization of completed projects 2.0 Mha

2.0 

Ground water development in area with unutilized ground water potential (for benefit of small and marginal farmers and Tribals & Dalits) 

1.0 

All Values Million Hectares. Source: Bharat Nirman Document

Total

10.0

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