The book has been made/prepared to make a comprehensive feedback on `Irrigation Resource on irrigation potential system. The book is a compendium of the distinguished personalities researchers and academicians and so on. It focusses on the following important aspects: Irrigation Development in India Irrigation Methods used in India Irrigation requirements common crops. Water Management for Irrigation. Irrigation capacity in Agriculture. New irrigation potential to boost agriculture. Irrigation system in the context of PIM Peoples participation in irrigation management Drip irrigation and farm productivity Dynamics of Lift Irrigation Micro-irrigation for sustainable water management in Agriculture Wasteland Development programme Dryland Conservation Unirrigated agriculture: Problems and prospects. Drainage for sustainable agriculture Interlinking of Rivers in India Shrinking of Rivers and the Global Water Crisis Crop Water requirement and irrigation.
Part - A Irrigation Potential Strategies 1. Water Management for Irrigation in Kerala — M. Lathika 2. Need to Augment Irrigation Capacity in Agriculture during Five Year Plans in India — Dr. N.T. Samasheharaiah & Dr. Harendra Raj Gautam 3. Creating New Irrigation Potential to Boost Agriculture — Dr. Yashbir Singh Shivay & Dr. Anshu Rahal 4. Turning over Irrigation Management : Prospects and Constraints — Mamata Swain 5. People's Participation in Irrigation Management — Jaya Chaterji 6. Irrigation System in the Context of PIM in India — P. Jayashree 7. On Farm irrigation : The Science and Management — Dr. Manasmani Dev Goswami 8. Dynamics of Lift Irrigation — G. Sheshnaggiri & Subhash 9. Irrigation : A Necessary Input to Boost Agriculture — Dr. Anita Modi & Sanjay Kumar 10. Development of Irrigation Potential no More or Myth — K.G. Suresh 11. Drip Irrigation and Farm Productivity — K. Srinivasulu & M. Adinarayana 12. Irrigation and Agriculture — Surinder Sud
Part - B Strategy for Waste and Dry Land Development 13. Wasteland Development in Andhra Pradesh — B. Chandra & Prof. K. Govindappa 14. Wasteland - A Threat to Survival and Quality of Human Life — Dr. Amrit Patel 15. Waste Land Development Programme — Dr. A. Chelladurai & Dr. B. Manihar Sharma 16. Micro Irrigation and Drought Management — I. Satya Sundaram & Dr. K. Srinivas Rao 17. Dryland Conservation — Altaf Hussain 18. Dryland and Wasteland Farming — K. Srivani & K.K. Tripathy 19. Dryland Farming : Issues and Strategies — Y.S. Ramakrishna & B. Venkateswarly 20. Development of Dryland Agriculture in India — B. Hamalatha & V.R. Reddy 21. Land Management can Improve Rural Economy — Nivedita Thapliyal 22. Strategy to Develop Degraded Land — Dr. Gopal Kalkoti 23. Inititative to Sustain Land Resources Development — Arpita Sharma 24. Unirrigated Agriculture: Problems and Prospects — A. Gayathri & P. Veerachamy Part - C Existing Farming Systems in India 25. Value Added Fertilizers for Enhanced productivity — Surinder Sud, Y.S. Shivay & Dinesh Kumar 26. Balanced Fertilization : Real Benefits for Agriculture Sustainability — K.N. Tiwary & Rakesh Tiwary 27. Technology Development and Delivery : Farming systems — Shantanu Kumar & P.P. Pal 28. Contract Farming : New Approach for Rural Market Management — Divya Vyas 29. Contract Farming : Myths and Realities — Sunny Kutty Thomas 30. Contract Farming and Contractual Arrangements a Descriptive Analysis — Channaveere Gowda and Dr. S.B. Verma 31. Scope and Prospects of Organic Farming in India — Dr. Virendra Kumar & K. Baby 32. SWOT Analysis of Organic Farming Management — K. Balanaga Gurunathan 33. Whither Organic Farming — D.D. Patra & S.P.S. Khanuja 34. Potential and Constraints of Organic Farming in India. — Pravesh Chandra Moharana 35. Conservation Farming for Sustainable Development — G.P. Reddy 36. Integrated Farming : Boon for Small and Marginal Farmers — Pramod Kumar Padma 37. Farmers Organisation and Turnover Programme — Mamata Swain & Mrutyunhay Swain Part - D Land Use and Interlinking of Rivers for Irrigation 38. Land Use and Agrarian Relations — Francis Kuria Kose & Deepa Kylasam Iyer 39. Land Acquisition in India: Need for a Paradigm Shift — Dr. L. Rathakrishnan & K. Ravi Kumar 40. The Global Water Crisis : Issues and Solutions — Manzoor K.P. 41. Shrinking Rivers : Ganga Could Disappear — Dhurijaji Mukherjee 42. Inter Linking of Rivers — Dr. S.B. Verma & K. Perumalammal 43. Interlinking of Rivers in India : Problems and Prospects — S. Manichan 44. Saving Water in Price cultivation : Technological options — Amod K. Thakur & Rajeeb K. Mohanty