The farmers will be selected on a uniform and transparent criteria for the construction of water courses. The criteria will be:

  1. Farmer has agricultural land in canal command or outside the canal command area
  2. A suitable quality of water that is available for irrigation.
  3. Farmer wants to develop the farm tank for his agricultural land.
  4. The applicant agrees on contribution of his share as per the approved cost-sharing formula.
  5. Farmer agrees to use the stored water for irrigation purpose.
  6. The farmer will abide by the decisions of the Project Implementation Committee (PIC) and will not challenge the same in any court of law.
  7. In case the farmer violates and conditions the full amount of government share is liable to recovery as arrears of land revenue.
  8. The farmer is responsible for the maintenance and damage caused to the water storage tank.