Allocations for Drought Hit Areas under schemes

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana-indianbureaucracy
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana-indianbureaucracy

Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya has informed that in view of the deficit monsoon during kharif 2015,  Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had approved the proposal of Implementation of Diesel Subsidy Scheme, Enhancement of Ceiling on Seed Subsidy, Implementation of interventions for saving Perennial Horticulture Crops, Implementation of Additional Fodder Development Program (AFDP)   for providing relief measures to the farmers.

 The Governments of Bihar, Nagaland and Jharkhand have implemented the Diesel Subsidy Scheme during Kharif 2015.

On the basis of proposals received from the State Governments under AFDP,  Rs.1.21 crore to Andhra Pradesh, Rs.0.49 crore to Madhya Pradesh, Rs.2.42 to Rajasthan, Rs.6 crore to Telangana, Rs.6.25 crore to Karnataka, Rs.0.48 crore to Chhattisgarh and Rs.14.40 crore to Odisha, have been released during 2015-16.

 The Government has decided to continue AFDP, during 2016-17 with an allocation of Rs.100 crore (Central Share) to mitigate impact of drought on Livestock in the  districts/blocks where drought has been declared.

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) was approved on 1st July, 2015 with the objective of extending the coverage of irrigation in a focused manner with end to end solution on source creation, distribution, management, field application and extension activities. PMKSY has components viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) & PMKSY- Har Khet Ko Pani; implemented by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation; PMKSY- Per Drop More Crop; implemented by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare; PMKSY- Watershed Development implemented by Department of Land Resources. During 2015-16, an amount of about        Rs.1556 crore was released to States as Central Share and for 2016-17, an amount of Rs. 2340 crore    (BE-2016-17) has been allocated under PMKSY) per Drop More Crop. 

Details of the total number of districts affected by drought in the country, State-wise, in the financial year 2015-16, is at Annexure-I.

 Annexure-I                                                             

STATE-WISE DETAILS OF DISTRICTS DECLARED DROUGHT AFFECTED

DURING – 2015-16 

Sl. No. Name of State/ total number of districts Name of the affected districts Total No. of districts affected 
1. Karnataka Bangalore Rural, Ramanagara, Kolar, Chickballapur, Tumakuru, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Chamarajanagar, Mysuru, Mandya, Ballari, Koppal, Raichur, Kalaburgi, Yadgir, Bidar, Belagavi, Bagalkote, Vijapura, Gadag, Haveri, Dharwad, Shivamogga, Hassan, Kodagu, Uttara Kannada, Chikkamagalur 27 

 

 

 

 

Drought – Kharif – (12 districts – already declared as drought affected during Kharif also)Ballari, Koppal, Raichuru, Kalaburagi, Yadagir, Bidar, Belagavi, Baglkote, Vijayapura, Gadag, Haveri, Dharwad.

 

2. Chhattisgarh Raipur, Gariaband, Mahasamund, Dhamtary, Durg, Balod, Bemetara, Rajnandgaon, Kabirdham, Bastar, Kondagaon, Narayanpur, Kanker, Dantewara, Sukma, Bijapur, Bilaspur, Mungeli, Janjgir-Chamap, Korba, Balrampur, Surajpur, Koria, Raigarh, Jashapur  25
3. Madhya Pradesh Katni, Shahdol, Umaria, Anuppur, Tikamgarh, Rewa, Jabalpur, Sidhi, Sagar, Damoh, Seoni, Sigroli, Sheopur, Chhatarpur, Bhind, Panna, Satna, Dindori, Shivpuri, Mandsaur, Morena, Jhabua, Bhopal, Ujjain, Neemuch, Vidishia, Raisen, Rajgarh, Khandwa, Ratlam, Narsinghpur, Guna, Betul, Burhanpur, Agar Malwa, Sehore, Indore, Dhar, Shajapur, Harda, Chhindwara, Dewas,Ashoknagar,Khargone,Hoshangabad, Badwani 46 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Maharashtra Nashik, Dhule, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Pune, Satara, Sangli, Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed, Latur, Osmanabad, Nanded, Parbhani, Hingoli, Buldhana, Akola, Yavatmal, Nagpur, Gadchiroli, Solapur, Amaravati, Washim, Wardha, Bhandara, Chandrapur,Goandia 28
5. Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Balangir, Boudh, Cuttack, Deogarh, Dhenkanal, Gajapati, Ganjam, Jajpur, Jharsuguda, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, Khordha, Koraput, Mayurbhanj, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Nayagarh, Puri, Rayagada, Sambalpur, Subarnapur, Sundargarh,Bhadrak  27
6. Andhra Pradesh Anantapur, Chittoor, YSR Kadapa, Kurnool, Prakasam, SPSR Nellore, Guntur, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Krishna  10

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7. Uttar Pradesh Sant Ravidas Nagar, Sonbhadra, Sultanpur, Mirzapur, Ballia, Sidharthnagar, Shahjahanpur, Banda, Pratapgarh, Chandauli,Etawah, Basti, Baghpat, Jaunpur, Faizabad, Gonda, Kannauj, Barabanki, Sant Kabir Nagar, Jhansi, Jalaun, Gorakhpur, Hathras, Etah, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Farrukhabad, Mau, Unnao, Rampur, Hamirpur, Lalitpur, Chitrakoot, Kanpur Nagar, Lucknow, Deoria, Mainpuri, Maharajganj, Agra, Auraiya, Pilibhit, Amethi, Mahoba, Rae Bareily, Kushinagar, Kanpur Dehat, Kaushambi, Fatehpur, Ambedkar Nagar and Balrampur  50
8. Telangana Mahabubnagar, Medak, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy, Nalgonda, Karimnagar and Warangal 
9. Jharkhand Ranchi, Khunti, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, West Singhbhum, Saraikela, East Singhbhum, Palamu, Garhwa, Latehar, Hazaribagh, Ramgarh, Koderma, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Chatra, Dumka, Godda,  Deoghar, Jamtara, Giridih  22
10. Rajasthan Ajmer, Banswara, Baran, Barmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Churu, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jalor, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Nagaur, Pali, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Pratapgarh  19
11. Gujarat Rajkot, Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka, Kutch, Porbandar 05#
Total 266

# Govt. of Gujarat declared semi scarcity in 5 districts.

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