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Irrigation Policy: Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Program (AIBP)

The Central Government launched the Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) from 1996-97 for extending loan assistance to states for the completion of near complete irrigation scheme. Rationale and Objectives AIBP was specifically started because a large number of river valley projects – both major and medium – have spilled from plan to plan, mainly because of […]