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Watershed Development Projects in India

An Evaluation (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute), 126,)

by James M. Kerr

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Published by International Food Policy Research Insitute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agricultural productivity,
  • Andhra Pradesh,
  • Dry farming,
  • India,
  • Maharashtra,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11311644M
    ISBN 100896291294
    ISBN 109780896291294

    Watershed Development Projects In India An Evaluation John Kerr, in collaboration with Ganesh Pangare and Vasudha Lokur Pangare RESEARCH REPORT INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE WASHINGTON, D.C. ˘. Watershed Development (WSD) in India has been a part of the national approach to improve agricultural production and alleviate poverty in rainfed regions since the s. Watershed Development programs aim to restore degraded watersheds in rainfed regions to increase their capacity to capture and store rainwater, reduce soil erosion, and improve soil nutrient and carbon content so they can.

    Book Description. This book provides an overview of how monitoring and evaluation systems have been applied and can be applied in various types of soil conservation and watershed development projects in many different countries. It focuses on both physical and socioeconomic factors and indicators. These six projects/ programmes also account for about 70 percent of funds and area under watershed programmes in the country. Through various watershed development programmes, about 30 million ha. of land has so far been developed at an expenditure of Rs crores, including external funding upto the end of IX Five Year Plan.

    National Portal of India is a Mission Mode Project under the National E-Governance Plan, designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. It has been developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Government entities. This report analyses the experiences and lessons from three World Bank-Supported watershed development projects in the Indian states of Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.5 The primary reason for the analysis was to guide the development and execution of new watershed programs in India, including new Bank-supported state-level operations in Uttarakhand and .


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Watershed Development Projects in India by James M. Kerr Download PDF EPUB FB2

India's water availability in the future is predicted to be bleak if proper steps are not undertaken to deal with the management of the available water resources in the country. The report titled 'Watershed development in India - An approach evolving through experience' by the World Bank, argues that according to recent estimates, the rising demand for water along with fur.

Many watershed development projects do not work because those whose interests are harmed refuse to go along with the effort.

The authors argue that for watershed development to succeed on a large scale, projects must find a way for all affected parties to share in the net gains generated. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) is implemented by Department of Land Resources of Ministry of Rural Development.

The main objective of IWMP is to restore ecological balance by harnessing, conserving and developing degraded natural resources such as soil, vegetative cover and water. Guidelines for IWMP are provided. • The Uttaranchal Decentralized Watershed Development Project () • Himachal Pradesh Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project () The main knowledge product was a peer-reviewed high-quality Report that (1) outlined the evolution of watershed development policy and practice in India - through national government.

ITC's Contribution. Focusing on such farmers, ITC's Watershed Development Programme mobilises them to form water user groups and assists them to plan and carry out interventions such as building micro water harvesting structures to store water, taking various measures to reduce soil erosion, etc.

This report seeks to review the performance of three watershed projects in India supported by the World Bank and implemented un der the banner of the government's watershed development programs. It does this in the hope of providing a useful input into the discussions on.

This study is part of a larger all India level study across states initiated by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India and Coordinated by the National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD), Hyderabad. While watershed development (WSD) is a flagship programme of Government of India, its implementation has reached a crucial stage with.

watershed development in india, 1. welcome 1 2. acharya agricultural university agricultural college, bapatla course title: dryland farming and watershed management course no: agron topic: watershed development in india submitted by sreenivas reddy.k bam 2 3.

3 contents 1. introduction 2. Within the site of a watershed development project, a ridge is identified and structures such as check dams, percolation dams, ponds and channels are built from the ridge to the valley. Common Guidelines for Watershed Development Projects 6 Development Projects” in order to have a unified perspective by all ministries.

These guidelines are therefore applicable to all watershed development projects in all Departments / Ministries of Government of India concerned with Watershed Development Projects. watershed development that reviewed the literature on watershed projects and drew upon the findings of a rapid rural appraisal of new projects in Karnataka, Rajasthan, and Orissa (Kolavalli ).

Ina survey of 86 villages in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra was conducted to evaluate the relative success of watershed development (WD) projects in India in raising agricultural productivity, improving natural resources management (NRM), and reducing poverty. Quantitative analysis at the village level examined performance indicators such as changes in access to irrigation water.

Watershed management. Watershed management is the process of guiding and organizing the use of land and other resources in a watershed to provide desired goods and services without adversely affecting soil and water resources. Each project under the programme is a micro-level effort to achieve this objective by treating the under productive or unproductive land and taking up allied activities.

Subsidies in Watershed Development Projects in India: Distortions and Opportunities John M. Kerr N.K. Sanghi G. Sriramappa. Government supported watershed development projects in India underwent a paradigm shift in with the advent of guidelines for the Watershed Development Programme as well as a number of pathbreaking guidelines that introduced innovative protocols that placed a strong emphasis on community participation.

Development funds were directly transferred to the bank accounts of local committees. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kerr, J.M. Watershed development projects in India. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute, © These projects were part of the first batch sanctioned for Haryana.

At present 75 such projects are on in the state. While Haryana got 13 projectsanother 15 came to the state in NC1HNHU1XHE3 eBook ~ WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT AND LIVELIHOOS: PEOPLE'S ACTION IN INDIA WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT AND LIVELIHOOS: PEOPLE'S ACTION IN INDIA ROUTLEDGE INDIA, New Delhi, SoD cover.

Book Condition: New. This book analyses the empowerment process of the Bhil as a result of the implementation of the watershed project of Jhabua.

Downloadable. No abstract is available for this item. Cited by: Hope, R.A., "Evaluating Social Impacts of Watershed Development in India," World Development, Elsevier, vol.

35(8), pagesfelli, Lauren & Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela & Dohrn, Stephan, Gender and collective action: A conceptual framework for analysis. Though the approach was holistic but was not sustainable after withdrawal of the project.

In the early nineties, the emphasis was given on participatory integrated watershed management for sustenance of the programmes and there was substantial increase in funds from GOI under NWDPRA, DPAP, DDP and IWDP for integrated watershed development works.

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj K.S. Eshwarappa has said that the watershed development and river rejuvenation works taken up in the first phase under MGNREGA would be completed in a.Governments in developing countries like India actively pursue various forms of policy instruments like the implementation of development programs to achieve.

Integrated Watershed Management in Rainfed Agriculture book. Impact of watershed projects in India.project impact assessment report of CLP Wind Farms Pvt. Ltd.

InWOTR along with CLP India started the project ‘Water security through community-led water resources development at Khandke catchment villages’ in 15 selected villages of the Ahmednagar and Beed districts of Maharashtra.