Name of Scheme: NABARD assisted Rain Water Harvesting Programme
Project Area: Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Vellore, Salem, Erode, Namakkal, Trichy, Perambalur, Karur, Dindigul, Theni, Virudhunagar, Ramnad, Sivaganga, Thoothukudi, Coimbatore and Nilgiris.
Details of Works: Percolation ponds Major, medium and minor check dams Farm pond Rejuvenation of unused wells
Benefits offered (Subsidy): 100% grant is provided on cost of works taken up in community lands. 75% subsidy is provided on cost of works in patta lands and the remaining 25% is collected as beneficiary share.
Eligibility: All the farmers in the selected watersheds in the respective district.
Time-limit for Implementation: Works will be completed within the financial year.
Website – http://agritech.tnau.ac.in/