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Watershed Management

Watershed Management

Integrated Watershed Management Program (Govt of India) had allotted 3 Projects to the Trust which was previously supported by Rajiv Gandhi Jalgrahan Prabandhan Mission but later on it was merged with the PMKSY scheme (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana).

  1. Choral River Revival under Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP-3):- this project was approved in year 2009-10 for kalakund area in Mhow Block of Indore District. The total area under treatment was 4548 hectares. Under this project we had to work in 17 villages of 5 micro watershed committees. In watershed development work head we constructed 13 stop dams, 37 check dams, 4 percolation tanks, 3 earthen dams and 2 farm ponds under water conservation through which 134.62 hectares area was increasingly irrigated, as a result of which farmers are able to plant 2-3 crops in a year and the river flows throughout the year. Under soil and water conservation we constructed 43320 RMT of farm bunding, 54460 RMT of contour trenching work and 3965 Cum. of boulder structures. In productivity head we distributed various foundation and breeder seeds of wheat, soyabean, onion, flowers and various vegetables to enhance the quality as well as quantity of produce and provided latest technological equipment to improve agricultural land with the help of Soyabean Research Center and Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering. In livelihood head we created 30 SHGs involving 231 family members and also attached 41 individuals to create women’s empowerment and improve standard of living of the villagers.                                                         
     
  2. Sukhadi River Revival under Integrated Watershed Management Program (IWMP-4):- This project was approved in year 2011-12 for Choral area in Mhow Block of Indore District and at present this project is at work phase level. The total area under treatment was 5051 hectares. Under this project we had to work in 11 villages of 6 micro watershed committees. In watershed development work head we constructed 7 stop dams, 31 check dams, 6 dugout ponds, 1 earthen dam and 3 farm ponds under water conservation through which 137.69 hectares area was irrigated. Under soil and water conservation we constructed 22345 RMT of farm bunding, 52537 RMT of contour trenching work and 6142 Cum. of boulder structures and a 73 cum Gabian structure. In productivity head we distributed various foundation and breeder seeds of wheat, soybean, onion, flowers and various vegetables to enhance the quality as well as quantity of produce and provide latest technological equipments to improve agricultural land with the help of Soyabean Research Center and Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering. In livelihood head we created 46 SHGs involving 469 family members and also attached 54 individuals to create women’s empowerment and improve standard of living of the villagers.
     
  3. Integrated watershed Management Program (IWMP-10):- This project was approved in year 2013-14 for Bhagora area in Mhow Block of Indore District and at present this project is at preparatory phase level. The total area under treatment was 5428 hectares. Under this project we had to work in 10 villages of 6 micro watershed committees. In watershed development work head we constructed 5 stop dams, 34 check dams,4 farm ponds  under water conservation through which 180.20 hectares area was irrigated. In productivity head we distributed foundation seeds of wheat from IARI (Indian Agricultural Research Institute). In livelihood head we created 26 SHGs involving 296 family members to create women’s empowerment and improve standard of living of the villagers.