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Published by Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Andhra Pradesh


  • Irrigation -- India -- Andhra Pradesh -- Management.

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Edition Notes

StatementK.V. Raju.
SeriesWorking paper ;, 65, Working paper (Institute for Social and Economic Change) ;, 65.
ContributionsInstitute for Social and Economic Change.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2002/60255 (T)
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3534633M
ISBN 108177910213
LC Control Number2001435705

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How Participatory Is Participatory Irrigation Management? Water Users' Associations in Andhra Pradesh Often lack of political will is identified as the main reason for the tardy progress in irrigation reforms at the state level. Andhra Pradesh, however, has demonstrated the political will by initiating widespread irrigation reforms through. In Andhra Pradesh, the the irrigation potential is M Ha, however the actual irrigated area is about to M Ha, or approximately 60 per cent of the potential created. The major reason for this is the lack of maintenance of irrigation facilities, management and operation of these facilities by the irrigation department and mismatch of. "Coalition-building for participatory irrigation management under changing water resource trends: reflections on the reforms in Andhra Pradesh, India," Book Cited by: 1. Downloadable! It is argued that the reason for the ills of irrigation management is the alienation of farmers from the process of planning and implementation. Often 'lack of political will' is identified as the main reason for the tardy progress in irrigation reforms at the state level. Andhra Pradesh has demonstrated the political will by initiating widespread irrigation reforms through.

“Participatory irrigation management (PIM) in Andhra Pradesh: Contradictions of a supply side approach”, Paper prepared for the International Researcher’ Conference “The long road to commitment: A socio-political perspective on the process of irrigation reform.”, Hyderabad, December, by: 3. The subsequent empirical chapters set out to study the key means of policy implementation and related irrigation management policy process arenas. Chapter 3 discusses the emergence of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) policy in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The use of micro irrigation technology like sprinkler and drip irrigation was made mandatory. Several initiatives that were taken up during the course were encouragement and enforcement of PIM (Participatory Irrigation Management) and formation of Water Users Association (WUA) for effective water management. Judicious usage of bio drainage in. In recent years there is a growing interest in the impact and performance of irrigation management transfer (IMT) or participatory irrigation management (PIM) models. The Andhra Pradesh irrigation reform of (the ‘Andhra Model’) has also attracted much attention. Using a ‘politics of policy’ framework, this chapter critically examines the Andhra model and its proclaimed success.

Her main areas of specialization are participatory irrigation management covering MIS and data management, GIS and MIS based decision support system, spatial and non-spatial analysis, data analytics and visualization, image processing techniques and spatial mapping. - Water Resources of Andhra Pradesh book published by IWMI, APSRAC, AP and. About the Book Water sector reforms are underway in many countries of the world today. Mexico, Turkey and Philippines are some of the countries where the concept of Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) has been tried and tested. In India, Andhra Pradesh is the first state to introduce PIM throughout the state. (Andhra Pradesh Integrated Irrigation and Agriculture Transformation Project) with the support of the World Bank. APIIATP, focused on climate change adaptation and making agriculture more resilient to adverse impacts of climate variability, is the Phase II of APCBTMP (Andhra Pradesh Community Based Tank Management Project).File Size: 3MB. National conferences on participatory irrigation management (PIM) were held in New Delhi and Hyderabad, India, in and Subjects included: (1) new models of organization for better irrigation management; (2) alternative approaches to canal irrigation development in India; (3) a strategy for implementing PIM in India; (4) farmer participation in canal systems in Rajasthan and Karnataka;.