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Constraints and Adoption Strategies for Implementing Drip Irrigation Project in Rural India

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research & Development (IJASRD) (Vol.05, No. 07)

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Page : 27-35

Keywords : Agriculture; Drip Irrigation; Water Resources; Fertilizers; Pesticides; Crop Production Practices.;

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Water is the lifeline of Agriculture, over 70% of population is dependent on agriculture in India. The agriculture sector is a major water consuming sector which consumes over 80 % of the available water in India. The paper concentrates on the he steps that was followed for effective implementation of drip systems in the field and the strategies followed to mobilize the farmers and difficulties faced in shifting them from furrow irrigation to drip irrigation. The challenges arises during the implementation of the project and methods to overcome the situation is discussed. This paper shares the real time experiences gathered at three districts viz., Coimbatore, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts, Tamil Nadu, India in the period October 2012 – November 2016 during implementation of drip system for the mid-level educated farmers and bottom up approach for the success implementation of the project in the field level. Step by step process that can be adopted in the Research and Development project that can adopted for the success implementation of the project.

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