Minor Irrigation,

Government of Uttar Pradesh

Objective

background

The chief objective of the dept. is to develop the farmers self-sufficient by getting the personal irrigation sources of the farmer constructed for the growth and enhancement of agricultural produce, so that ensured/confirmed irrigation facility may be available to every agricultural field and farmers may contribute in the economic development of the state and country by producing more and more food grains.

In continuation of fulfilling the above objective facilities of grant in aid and technical guidance is provided to the farmers by Minor Irrigation Department for developing their personal minor irrigation resources. The grant in aid being provided by the department under various schemes is a catalyst which motivates the farmers for constructing their personal minor irrigation sources on their own investment. In view of the severe ground water problem the department is making endeavours for accumulation of rain water, desired consumption of surface water and conservation of water and increasing the level of ground water by different methods.