Date : 28/09/2020 - | Sector: Horticulture

Under this scheme, to emphasis efficient use of irrigation water, farmers are being encouraged to set up micro irrigation facility through financial assistance of 100 % subsidy to small and marginal farmers and 75 % subsidy to big farmers. A beneficiary can get financial assistance up to 5 ha. Farmers who are all already benefited can also get subsidy for renew the laterals after seven years.

Eligibility Condition

  • The total financial assistance available to the beneficiary under the micro irrigation scheme from both Central and State Governments would be 55% for small & marginal farmers & 45% for other farmers
  • The subsidy payable to the beneficiary will be limited to an overall ceiling of 5 hectare per beneficiary
  • Those beneficiaries, who have already availed subsidy benefits for his /her farm, can not avail the assistance for the next seven years.
  • If a beneficiary has more than one crop with different crop spacing being grown separately in his/her land holding, assistance will be available for installing the drip irrigation system as per the individual crop spacing, the combined area of which will not exceed 5 ha per beneficiary.


All farmers


Financial assistance

How To Apply

Contact Assistant Director of Horticulture in your area with following documents
Chitta and adangal, FMB sketch, Aadhaar Card, Soil and water test reports for cultivation related components, Farmers belong to Small and Marginal category should provide SF/MF Certificate,
Farmer those who have lease land should provide water and land lease document (7 years registered lease)
Passport size photos (3 Nos.)