Andhra Pradesh Micro Irrigation Project (APMIP), is the unique and first comprehensive
project being implemented in a big way in Andhra Pradesh for the past 11 years.
APMIP was launched in the month of November, 2003.The Project aims at improving
the economic conditions of the farmers by conserving water, bringing additional
area into cultivation with the available water resources, enhancing the crop productivity
and production, quality, facilitating judicious usage of ground water, saving in
power consumption and cost of cultivation. APMIP is being implemented with the assistance
from Government of India, State Government and farmer contribution.
In view of the deficit Rainfall, Rain shadow regions, unpredictable rains and considerable
depletion of ground water, the farming community realized the need to adopt the
technologies of Micro Irrigation to achieve the concept of “More crop per Drop”.