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  • PMKSY will help to deal with menace of drought: Radha Mohan Singh

    Published on February 19, 2017

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    New Delhi: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has said that the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojna, PMKSY, will help deal with the menace of drought as more area will be covered under the irrigation scheme.

    Speaking at the inaugural session of an agriculture fair at Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agriculture University in Bikaner today, the Minister said the government launched the irrigation scheme PMKSY while keeping the water conservation and its management on the priority.

    He said that the scheme’s objection is to extend the coverage of irrigation and improving water use efficiency. The Minister said, In future, the scheme would also be beneficial for tackling the issue of drought.

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