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Nabard's operationalisation plan is a bit ambitious as it wants to hold a micro-irrigation campaign

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With reference to Vimukt Dave’s “Water conservation: NABARD to help 100,000 villages before monsoon” (May 13), the apex refinance institution of agricultural credit and rural development is aimed to make an impact on water use efficiency through a large-scale adoption of micro-irrigation scheme. This can be seen in the spirit of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana where Nabard has been allocated with Rs 5,000 crore micro-irrigation funds to disbursement through a back-ended credit linked subsidy scheme. Nabard’s operationalisation plan is a bit ambitious as ...

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First Published: Mon, May 15 2017. 22:37 IST
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