Surface Minor Irrigation(SMI)
Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI) schemes with irrigation potential less than 2000 ha were included under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) for providing Central Assistance (CA) since 1999-2000 for Special Category States. Subsequently the Scheme extended to area covering DPAP, Tribal, DDP, Flood prone, Left Wing extremist and Koraput, Bolangir and Kalahandi (KBK) region of Odisha.
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched in 2015-16 with an aim to enhance physical access of water on farm and expand cultivable area under assured irrigation, improve on farm water use efficiency, in troduce sustainable water conservation practices etc. PMKSY- Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) is one of the component of PMKSY. The scheme of SMI is now a part of PMKSY (HKKP).