Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Harvesting Projects Under PMKSY, 02/07/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Harvesting Projects Under PMKSY, 02/07/2019. The Department of Land Resources (DoLR) has sanctioned 8214 watershed development projects in 28 States (except Goa) during the period 2009-10 to 2014-15 covering an area of about 39.07 million hectare under Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP). IWMP was amalgamated as the Watershed Development Component (WDC) of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) in 2015-16. The activities being undertaken through the watershed development projects inter alia include ridge area treatment, drainage line treatment, soil and moisture conservation, rain water harvesting, nursery raising, afforestation, horticulture, pasture development, livelihoods for asset less persons, etc.