APMIP is the Flagship programme of Government of Andhra Pradesh being implemented in Prakasam District since November, 2003.  Micro Irrigation Systems i.e Sprinklers, Rainguns, Micro sprinklers, Online Drip and Inline Drip are installed in the  farmers field’s on subsidy as per the Government norms. Out of 56 Mandals in the district 29 mandals are highly potential, 14 Mandals are medium potential and 13 mandals are Low Potential for Micro Irrigation.

Physical & Financial Achievements since inception 2003-04 to 2013-14 (11 Years) Year Area Covered (Ha) No. of Beneficiaries Financial
(Rs. In Lakhs)
1 2003-04 to 2013-14 24887 22223 6299
Physical and financial achievements 2014-15 TO 2017-18 (4 YEARS)
Sl. No. Year Area Covered (Ha) No. of Beneficiaries Financial
(Rs.In Lakhs)
1 2014-15 1400 1532 974
2 2015-16 6057 6766 3942
3 2016-17 10869 10759 8664
4 2017-18 15140 12575 9140
Total 33466 31632 22720

Criteria for identification of Farmer:

Under the scheme, the Farmer is defined as every land holder, who is either an owner (or) a tenant farmer (with a lease Agreement for at least 7 years) with a functional water source, either own or shared, in the Revenue Village.In case of Cooperative/group farming, members of cooperative societies, self help groups, incorporated companies, panchayatiraj institutions, NGOs, Trusts, growers‟ associations will be entitled to avail financial assistance through their respective bodies. In such cases, the individual farmer will receive financial assistance only through the respective organizations with in the overall ceiling of 5 ha per farmer.

Beneficiaries/Institutions that have opted for contract farming or taken land on lease for 7 years are also eligible for obtaining financial assistance under the scheme. However, to become eligible, the farmer/institution shall have to produce lease agreement for a minimum period of seven years from the date of approval of application by the MI implementing agency.
As per PMKSY Guidelines, beneficiaries who have already availed the subsidy for Micro Irrigation cannot avail further assistance for the same land for next 7 years.

As per G.O.Ms.No. 12, A&C (H&S) Dept., dt. 06-02-2016 Govt., has accorded permission to extend balance eligible subsidy to farmers who have already availed subsidy under the programme for the same land within the ceiling limit of subsidy.
The following guidelines shall be followed for extending subsidy to farmers who
have already availed subsidy under the programme in the same land;
The farmers who have availed subsidy for Sprinkler Irrigation are eligible to avail balance eligible subsidy for Drip Irrigation within the ceiling limit i.e., Rs.2.00 lakh (–) subsidy already availed by SC and ST under SF/MF, Small and Marginal other than SC/ST and medium farmers of Rayalaseema Districts and Rs.2.80 lakh (-) subsidy already availed by Medium farmers and Rs.4.00 lakhs (-) subsidy already availed by other farmers.

The farmer who have availed subsidy for Drip irrigation are eligible to avail balance eligible subsidy for Sprinkler Irrigation in same land within the ceiling limit as stated above as per the field / crop requirement.The farmers who have availed subsidy for sprinkler irrigation are not eligible to avail subsidy again for sprinkler for the same land.

The following documents can be considered to extend subsidy under the scheme for SC/ST farmers.

The photostat copy of Adangal without attestation by Mandal Tahsildar/Dy.Tahsildar can be accepted and the land holdings of the particular farmer shall be verified in Data base of Mee Bhoomi. If any variation/deviation is noticed, as some of the land holdings are not yet uploaded, in such cases the attestation of Mandal Tahsildar / Deputy Tahsildar shall be required.Caste Certificate from MRO through Mee – Seva.
In case of unsettled lands and where Title Deed is not available with farmers, No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Revenue Department can be obtained and Micro irrigation can be sanctioned (No. APMIP/P&M/896/2013, Dt.23-07-2015).
In the case of Tenants, the extent of land held by the Owner / Lessor shall determine their eligibility category.

Sl. No. Name of the MI Company Name of the District Coordinator Mobile No
1 Jain Sri A.Venkateswarlu (Raju) 9440797837
2 Kothari Kothari 8886551392
3 Rivulis Sri D.Venkata Subba Rao 8096900039
4 Akshaya Sri B.Krishna Murthy 9100034048
5 Finolex Sri S.Amarender Reddy 9912224050
6 Godavari Sri P.Kiran Kumar 7093333250
7 Signet Sri M.Ramesh 9603366554
8 Premier Sri B.Sarath Kumar 9440621721
9 Kisan Sri G.Subba Rao 9393599263
10 Nagarjuna Sri M.Eliah 8008907549
11 Captain Sri K.Subba Reddy 7331149708
12 Netafim Sri Nithin Bhoyer 8142244791