• Conservation, development and sustainable management of natural resources (arable & non-arable lands, water, animals, vegetation and social) including their use.
  • Enhancement of agricultural productivity and production in a sustainable manner.
  • Restoration of ecological balance in the degraded and fragile rainfed eco-systems.
  • High water use efficiency
  • Livestock, Pisciculture, other household production / development
  • Development / conversion of waste land.
  • Reduction in regional disparity between irrigated and rainfed areas.
  • Creation of sustained employment opportunities for the rural community including the landless.