CEO'S DESK

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CEO'S DESK..

In Tripura, The State Level Nodal Agency for IWMP is a constituent agency of Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Tripura and is primarily responsible for Implementation of Integrated Watershed Management Programme(Now Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojna(PMKSY)-Watershed Development Component) as per common guideline for watershed development as formulated by Govt. of India, with effect from 1st April 2008.

In view of holistic development of watershed in Tripura,  997 nos. of micro watershed covering an area of 10.365 lakh Ha has been identified based on drainage course. Up to 12th five year plan(2014-15)  204 nos of micro watershed covering 2.13 lakh Ha have been sanctioned by DoLR, MoRD, Govt. of India. Out of which 0.91 lakh Ha have been treated upto 2015-16 and rest area is now under treatment. Till now livelihood support have been provided to 2500 nos households and about 1200 ha area have been brought under irrigation.