Extent of Participation of Farmers in Planning and Implementation of Community Based Tank Management Project in Raichur Dist

S.B. Goudappa, S. Surekha, B.S.Reddy and A.M. Benki


The Investigation was carried out in the year 2009-10 to know the extent of participation of farmers in irrigation tank management in six villages of Raichur tahasil of Raichur district revealed that, majority of the respondents (58.33%) had medium extent of participation in irrigation tank management practices. An approximately twothird of the respondents participated regularly in the activities viz., identification of encroachment of tank area (75%), identification of leakages and their repairs(65%), decision on required irrigation for crops(80%), carrying out of desilting (73.33%), repair of sluice structures (65%), strengthening of tank bunds regularly (76.67%) and afforestration of foreshore area of the tank (71.67%)

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