IWMP-DISTRICT WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

  • Name & Address of the Organization / Department :

    District Watershed Development Agency, Integrated Agriculture Complex, District Collectorate, Perambalur

  • Head of the Organisation / Department, Contact Number and E-mail ID :

    Project Officer, Mobile No. : 7550217926, E-Mail address : powpmb@tn.nic.in

  • Organisation Chart

    Agriculture Department - District Level Organization Structure

  • Watershed Map

    Agriculture Department - Block Level Organization Structure
  • Watershed

    Watershed is a geo hydrological unit, which drains in a common point.
  • Financial Allocation

    Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana) Implemented under Common Guidelines on watershed development 2008. As per guideline Rs.12000/- per Ha. was allotted to the project area.
  • Objectives

    The main objectives of the IWMP are to restore the ecological balance by harnessing, conserving and developing degraded natural resources such as soil, water and vegetative cover The outcomes are prevention of soil run-off, regeneration of natural vegetation, rainwater harvesting and recharging of the ground water table. This enables multi-cropping and the introduction of diverse agro-based activities, which help to provide sustainable livelihoods to the people residing in the watershed area. In addition, there is a Scheme of Technology Development Extension and Training (TDET) is also being implemented to promote development of cost effective and proven technologies to support watershed management.
  • Natural Resource Management Works

      • Land leveling
      • Compartmental Bunding
      • Retaining Wall
      • Summer Ploughing
      • Trenching
      • Farm Pond
      • Formation of Percolation pond
      • Check Dam
      • Cattle pond
      • Clearance of supply channel
      • Renovation of pond
      • Formation of New Pond
  • Farm Production System

      • Agro forestry
      • Horticulture Plantation
      • Social Forestry
      • Homeshed Plantation
      • Fodder development
      • Crop Demonstration
      • Vermi Compost
      • Mushroom Cultivation
      • Agriculture Implements
  • Livelihood Support System

      • Revolving Fund for SHGs
      • Livelihood activities for the asset less person
      • Livestock and Poultry forming
      • Milch Animal
      • Agriculture Implements