|Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)|
|Prime Minister(s)||Narendra Modi|
|Ministry||Jal shakti Mantralaya, ministry of rural development, ministry of agriculture|
|Budget||US$379.8 Million Dollar(2600 Crore)|
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (Hindi: प्रधानमंत्री कृषि सिंचाई योजना) is a national mission to improve farm productivity and ensure better utilization of the resources in the country. The budget of ₹53 billion (US$660 million) in a time span of one year 2015-2016 has been allocated to this scheme. The decision was taken on 1 July 2015 at the meeting of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, approved with an outlay of 50000 crore for period of 5 years (2015-16 to 2019-20).
The primary objectives of PMKSY are to attract investments in irrigation system at field level, develop and expand cultivable land in the country, enhance ranch water use in order to minimize wastage of water, enhance crop per drop by implementing water-saving technologies and precision irrigation. The plan additionally calls for bringing ministries, offices, organizations, research and financial institutions occupied with creation and recycling of water under one platform so that an exhaustive and holistic outlook of the whole water cycle is considered. The goal is to open the doors for optimal water budgeting in all sectors. Tagline for PMKSY is "more crop per drop".
The Integrated Watershed Management programme was subsumed into the current PMKSY on 26 October 2015. The core implementation activities of IWMP were unchanged and were as per the Common Guidelines 2008 (Revised 2011) of IWMP. Convergence with other Central and State Government schemes, remains the top of the agenda for the programme towards optimal and judicious utilization of financial resources. Action has also been taken to undertake Natural Resources Management activities by utilizing labour component of MGNREGS and to undertake some of the Entry Point Activities in convergence with Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).
Agriculture initiatives schemes launched by the Narendra Modi regime are: