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

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Distribution Pattern of Lift Irrigation in India-An Analysis by Hydro-Geological Regions

An Analysis by Hydro-Geological Regions R Maria Saleth M Thangaraj Investment on minor irrigation during the Eighth Plan is almost equal to die total public sector investment on minor irrigation development during all the previous plans combined More than three-fourths of the minor irrigation potential ejected to be created during the plan period is based on lift irrigation. Lift irrigation as a drought proofing mechanism is expected to make an unprecedented expansion during the Eighth Plan.

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