Incentivization Scheme for Bridging Irrigation Gap (ISBIG), [Umbrella scheme - PMKSY- Har Khet Ko Pani]
Funding Pattern
60:40 (Centre : State )
Project Area
Sl. No. Name of Command Districts
1. Kalingarayan Anaicut Project Erode
2. Manimuktha Nadhi System Villupuram, Cuddalore
3. Pelandurai Anaicut Project Cuddalore
4. Ellis Anaicut Project Villupuram
5. Cheyyar Anaicut system Tiruvannamalai
6. Kalingalar Nishabanathi Irrigation Project Tirunelveli
7. Kelavarapalli Reservoir Project Krishnagiri
8. Kudhiraiyar Reservoir Project Dindigul
9. Pilavakkal Reservoir Project Virudhunagar
10. Sastha Anaicut Project Virudhunagar
11. Nallathangal Odai Tiruppur
12. Parapallar & Nanganjiyar Dindigul
13. Araniar River Basin System Tiruvallur
14. Noyyal Project Coimbatore,Karur, Tiruppur, Erode
15. Kaveripakkam Tank Project Vellore
16. Ponnai Anaicut Project Vellore
17. Kariyakoil Project Salem
18. Thandarai Anaicut Project Tiruvannamalai
19. Hanumanadhi River Project Tirunelveli
20. Adavi Nainar Irrigation Project Tirunelveli
21. Siddamalli Project Ariyalur
22. Nagavathi Dam Dharmapuri
23. Varattar Dam Dharmapuri
24. Kesarkuli Project Dharmapuri
25. Manjalar Anaicut Project Theni
26. Sothuparai Theni
27. Nandan Channel Project Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram
  • Completion of CADWM works along with correction of system deficiencies in canal network for bridging the gap between Irrigation Potential Created (IPC) and Irrigation Potential Utilised (IPU);

  • Improving the water use efficiency in irrigation and providing assured supply of water to every farm field; and

  • Transfer of control and management of irrigation system to the Water Users’ Associations (WUAs).

Details of Works
  1. On Farm Development Works

  2. Correction of system deficiency

  3. Enhanced Micro-irrigation targeting 30% coverage

  4. Community based Solar Power System for Micro-irrigation

  5. Conjunctive use of ground water

  6. Deeper penetration of Water Education

  7. Participatory Irrigation Management to be the focal-point of Scheme
Benefits offered (Subsidy)

On Farm Development Works (OFD) - Rs 35,000/ ha

Correction of system deficiency(CSD) - Rs 13,000/ ha

Infrastructure for micro irrigation - Rs 50,000/ ha

Installation of solar power system - Rs 50,000/- ha

Conjunctive use of groundwater - Rs 9,000/ ha

Financial assistance is provided in the form of one time functional grant to WUAs at Rs 1200/ per ha ( State Government share of Rs 480/- Central Government share of Rs 720/-)


All the farmers whose lands are covered in the selected Command area in the programme are eligible.

Time-limit for Implementation

Programme will be completed within the financial year.

Officer to be approached
Executive Engineer, AED, Erode, Tiruvannamalai , Tirunelveli, Krishnagiri , Dindigul, Villupuram ,Cuddalore Virudhunagar, Tiruppur, Tiruvallur, Coimbatore, Karur, Vellore ,Salem, Ariyalur, Dharmapuri and Theni, Executive Engineer, AED, CADP, Kallakurichi and Tenkasi.
Superintending Engineer, AED, Coimbatore, Virudhunagar, Villupuram, Vellore, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Trichy and Salem. Chief Engineer,
Agricultural Engineering Department,
Nandanam,Chennai-600 035.
Phone - 2435 2686, 2435 2622