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Table of Contents

Acronyms ........................................................................................................................................ 3
Department of Land Resources ...................................................................................................... 5
Rain fed Agriculture: Key to Poverty Reduction ............................................................................. 7
Watershed Management Approach ............................................................................................... 8

  Background of Watershed Development in India....................................................................... 9
  Assessments of Outcomes of Pre-IWMP Projects .................................................................... 10
Integrated Watershed Management Programme........................................................................ 11
  Objectives.................................................................................................................................. 12
  Salient Features......................................................................................................................... 13
  Targets....................................................................................................................................... 13
  Year-wise and State-wise Progress ........................................................................................... 14
Institutional Arrangements ……………………………………………………………………………………………….…….15
Technology Development Extension Training (TDET) .................................................................. 15

Neeranchal: A Technical Assistance Project with a Difference .................................................... 16
New Initiatives of DoLR in Watershed Management ................................................................... 17

  Monitoring and Evaluation........................................................................................................ 17
     Conventional System ............................................................................................................. 17
     Use of MIS for M&E ............................................................................................................... 18
     PFMS for M&E and Financial Management .......................................................................... 18
     Use of Mobile Apps for M&E................................................................................................. 18
     Third party evaluation ........................................................................................................... 19
     Use of Remote Sensing and GIS Technology ......................................................................... 19
     Use of Bhuvan Geo Portal of IWMP ...................................................................................... 19

  Convergence.............................................................................................................................. 20
  Benchmarking............................................................................................................................ 21
  Workshop on Desilting of Water Harvesting structures ........................................................... 22
   Best Practices in implementation of IWMP……………………………………………………………………….…22
Way Forward................................................................................................................................. 29
  Rejuvenation and De-silting of Water Harvesting Structures: A Sustainability Project ........... 29
  Regional Agencies for M&E....................................................................................................... 29
  Setting Standards for Outcome Measurement......................................................................... 29

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