The major activities to be carried out under the NPIW-II would include, interalia, the followings
- Improvement of 2,500 unimproved watercourses upto 50% of total length for enhancing conveyance efficiency
- Additional lining of 7,500 partially improved watercourses upto 50% of length to harness potential of watercourse improvement
- Provision of 9,500 LASER land levelers to the farmers/ service providers for strengthening LASER land leveling services in the private sector
- Construction of 3,000 on-farm water storage ponds in irrigated areas for storing excess canal/ rainwater for supplemental irrigation
The project will be implemented in the canal irrigated areas of the entire Punjab.
Five (5) years (2019-20 to -2023-24)
Financial Implications (Rs. million)