ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Neglected Opportunities in Irrigation

Neglected Opportunities in Irrigation K William Easter This article considers two different programmes which attempt to improve water use and management in eastern India. One concerns the Hirukud project, which irrigates 282,000 acres in the Sambalpur district of Orissa; the other is in the Raipur district, just west of Sambalpur in Madhya Pradesh, Both projects attempt to improve water use and management of existing irrigation, by installing field channels to give farmers better control over the water in each field.

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