International Journal of Research in Finance and Management
2023, Vol. 6, Issue 1
Physical and financial progress of krishi bhagya scheme in Karnataka state
Mohammad Akbar Nadeerpoor and RS Poddar
Krishi Bhagya Scheme has been an ambitious flagship programme of Government of Karnataka launched during 2014-15 and Krishi Bhagya Scheme introduced by the Government of Karnataka state to help farmers through by making dry land farming. The scheme exhibits special features of convergence and integration of various activities in farming especially water management. Both primary data and secondary data were collected from various published sources. In this regard, the present study is an attempt to analyze the physical and financial progress of Krishi Bhagya Scheme (KBS) in Karnataka State. Construction farm ponds took away a major share in the total amount spent for of Krishi Bhagya Scheme (KBS) in the state. The study revealed that, most of the components have been implemented in the first two years and also inferred that physical progress was more in the initial years. In terms of financial progress construction farm ponds took away a major share in the total amount spent for Krishi Bhagya Scheme (KBS) in the state. One of the Important advantages as expressed by the respondents was the increased water storage facility most important and also the major problems as expressed by the respondents was the problem with material suppliers and service providers. Krishi Bhagya Scheme is demand driven due to its popularity the state Government has made adequate financial resources available.