The State Level Nodal Agency, the constituent agency of Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of Tripura is primarily responsible for implementation of Watershed Development Component – Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana 1.0 (PMKSY 1.0) (erstwhile Integrated Watershed Management Program or IWMP) in Tripura 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 12 five-year plan (2014-15) 204 nos. of micro-watershed covering 2.13 lakh Ha. had been sanctioned by DoLR, MoRD, Govt. of India. Out of which 9 nos. of projects covering 0.44 lakh Ha had been transferred / foreclosed and rest 1.69 lakh Ha. area had been treated till the completion of the project. All the development works at the micro-watersheds were carried out by the watershed committee with the support of Project Implementing Agencies i.e., Supdt. of Agriculture, KVKs, SDFOs etc. Till now 3210.63 Ha. area have been brought under irrigation. The program ended on 30.09.2021.

In January 2022, DoLR, MoRD, GoI relaunched the watershed development program with a new name that is Watershed Development Component - Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana 2.0 (WDC – PMKSY 2.0) and newly sanctioned 32 nos. of micro-watershed covering 0.20 lakh Ha. for treatment in Tripura. During the month of May 2023 DoLR had sanctioned 6 nos. of additional projects covering 0.12 lakh Ha for treatment.