GoI releases Rs 3,971 crores for micro-irrigation projects
- Govt of India sanctioned a loan of 3,971 crores of rupees for micro irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu On 20 Nov 20.
- This is one of the biggest loans being sanctioned for the state of Tamil Nadu.
- The micro irrigation fund was created within the National bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, NABARD.
- India is currently working under the target of bringing 100 lakh hectares of land under micro irrigation in 5 years.