COMMUNITY BASED TANK MANAGEMENT :-
The Government of Andhra Pradesh initiated the process of providing to the farmers benefitting from irrigation projects, substantive management role in the operation and maintenance of the irrigation tanks.
The project development objective is selected tank based procedure to improve agriculture productivity and water users associations to manage tank systems effectively and increased in area irrigated, improved water availability to tail-end farmers, increase in agricultural, livestock, fisheries productivity and production from tank system, strengthening water users associations.
The ECO-CLUB had an opportunity to implementing this programme in 11 tanks of 4 mandals in our district. The selected mandals are Devarkadra, C.C.Kunta, Dhanwada and Kothakota mandals. We are creating awareness and strengthening the water users associations for sustainable tank development mode. Improve the agriculture productivity through effective water management and utilization and demonstrations.