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Maintenance of Water Harvesting Structures

 

Objectives

  • ✴ In order to increase the inflow to the water harvesting structures created by TAWDEVA in DPAP/IWDP/IWMP watersheds across Tamil Nadu, and to take up the maintenance works like removing plants, shrubs etc., and desilting in order to increase the capacity of the water harvesting structures.
 

Funding Pattern

  • ✴ Watershed Development Fund (WDF) of Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA).
 

Project Area

  • ✴ All Districts (Except Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Kanniyakumari and The Nilgiris)
 

Details of Works

  • ✴ Maintenance of water harvesting structures created by Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) using Agricultural Engineering Department owned machinery.
 

Eligibility

  • ✴ Water harvesting structures created by Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) under Drought Prone Areas Programme (DPAP), Integrated Watershed Development Programme (IWDP) and Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP).
  • ✴ The structures identified by the District level committee and approved by District Collector are to be taken up for maintenance in that financial year.
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