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

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Irrigation Sector Reforms-Issues and Approaches

Issues and Approaches Ashok K Mitra Paucity of resources and poor performance of existing major and medium irrigation systems are the two main problems faced by the irrigation sector in India. However, making available adequate investible resources alone cannot bring about desired changes in the efficiency of the systems. The paper argues for a simultaneous reform at institutional level which would provide an appropriate organisational structure for optimum utilisation of finances as well as water supply.

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