WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT COMPENT OF PRADHAN MANTRI KRISH SINCHAI YOJANA (WDC-PMKSY)
The Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development has been implementing an area development programme i.e. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) w.e.f. 26.02.2009 principally for development of rainfed portions of urable wastelands. The activities undertaken inter alia include ridge area rain water harvesting, nursery raising, afforestation, horticulture, pasture development, treatment, drainage line treatment, soil and moisture conservation, Subsequent to approval of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY),IWMP was ne of its components. The Operational Guidelines of PMKSY wereapproved on 26.10.2015 as per which IWMP is implemented as Watershed Development Component of PMKSY (WDC-PMKSY)
THE MAIN FEATURES OF WDC-PMKSY ARE AS BELOW:
- As per the Common Guidelines for Watershed Development Projects-2008 (Revised dition-2011), the period for completing PMKSY (Watershed Development) projects is between 4-7 years. The activities to be taken up are distributed over three phases he Preparatory Phase (1 to 2 years) involves preparation of DPR, Entry Poirt Activities and Institution & Capacity Building. The Watershed Works Phase (2 to 3 years) involves the Watershed Development Works, Livelihood Activities for the asset- d Pro duction System & Micro Enterprises. The Consolidation and Withdrawal Phase (1 to 2 years) involves consolidation and completion of various works.
- The cost norm for IWMP is Rs. 15,000/-per ha for hilly & difficult area, Rs. 12,000/ per ha for other areas and upto Rs. 15,00s per ha for IWMP projects in Integrated ion Plan (IAP) Districts.
- Institutional set up for implementation of IWMP
- Ministry Level
- State Level
- District Level
- Project Level
- Village Level
How To Apply
Enquire at DRDA Office