Year: 2017, Issue: June

Impact assessment of Patni nala watershed management programme.
Author:
Rahghvendra Shukla and A. K. Bajpai
Keyword:
Watershed, Assessment indicators, Impact assessment
The present study was formulated to make an impact assessment of Patni Nala watershed incepted by Dindayal Reserch Institute (DRI) Implementation of watershed programme has resulted decrease in cultivable waste land and fallow land by 71.70% and 48.10% respectively and increase in cultivable area from 93.80-207.90 acres. Double cropped area has shown an increase of 154% in three categories of land holdings. Impact on irrigated area has shown a change of 265.10%. The area covered under HYV seed has shown an increase of 145.80%. Water table in the wells has shown an increase of 2-3 meter. The crop productivity of major crops has shown an increase of 52.22-68.75%. Cropping pattern have shown an increase of 100-450%. Impact on irrigated area has also exhibited an increased trend by 265.10%.

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