₹7.92 crore allotted for promoting drip irrigation

In an attempt to promote micro irrigation, the government has allotted ₹7.92 crore for being disbursed as subsidy to farmers for installing drip and sprinkler irrigation systems on their fields, Collector D. Rathna said here on Friday.

Speaking at the farmers’ grievance day meeting, Ms. Rathna observed that conservation of water was becoming increasingly important in view of depleting groundwater table and deficit monsoons.

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