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AICRP on Irrigation Water Management

Thrust Area

Each centre focuses on following aspects of irrigation water management in general and depending upon the location specific water management issues, the technical program of surface water, groundwater and assessment of wastewater are taken up.

  • Assessment of water availability at regional level and to devise intervention for matching water supply with the agricultural production systems’ demand,
  • Development, management and updating of database on water resources availability from surface, groundwater and wastewater sources and their utilization,
  • Economic design and layout of pressurized irrigation system along with fertilization
  • Rainwater conservation and its utilization for supplemental and productive irrigation purpose

Socio-economic & policy research in relation to irrigation water management.