PM Modi pushes for Fast-Tracking of Irrigation Scheme

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New Delhi, Dec 30: With an aim of benefiting farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked central departments and ministries to fast-track implementation of the rural irrigation scheme through a multi-pronged approach, including integrating it with NREGA.

Chairing a high-level meeting involving the ministries of Agriculture, Water Resources, Rural Development, he said the ultimate goal of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) should be to provide irrigation to every farm.

-PTI

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