* Allocation for Agriculture and Farmers’ welfare is ` 35,984 crore
* ‘Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana’ to be implemented in mission mode. 28.5 lakh hectares will be brought under irrigation.
Implementation of 89 irrigation projects under AIBP, which are languishing for a long time, will be fast tracked
A dedicated Long Term Irrigation Fund will be created in NABARD with an initial corpus of about ` 20,000 crore
Programme for sustainable management of ground water resources with an estimated cost of ` 6,000 crore will be implemented through
5 lakh farm ponds and dug wells in rain fed areas and 10 lakh compost pits for production of organic manure will be taken up under MGNREGA
Soil Health Card scheme will cover all 14 crore farm holdings by March 2017.
2,000 model retail outlets of Fertilizer companies will be provided with soil and seed testing facilities during the next three years
Promote organic farming through ‘Parmparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana’ and 'Organic Value Chain Development in North East Region'.
Unified Agricultural Marketing ePlatform to provide a common e- market platform for wholesale markets
Allocation under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana increased to Rs 19,000 crore. Will connect remaining 65,000 eligible habitations by
To reduce the burden of loan repayment on farmers, a provision of Rs 15,000 crore has been made in the BE 2016-17 towards interest
Allocation under Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana Rs 5,500 crore.
Rs 850 crore for four dairying projects - ‘Pashudhan Sanjivani’, ‘Nakul Swasthya Patra’, ‘E-Pashudhan Haat’ and National Genomic Centre for indigenous breeds.