Formulation of District Irrigation Plan reviewed at Anantnag

The Additional District Commissioner, Anantnag today chaired a meeting to review the formulation of District Irrigation Plan under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY).

The ADC said that for the formulation of a consolidated database for DIP, envisioned to document the irrigation and crop patterns of the district, every department of the district has to submit a comprehensive plan based on the guidelines of PMKSY.

He said the DIP will provide adequate inputs for the execution of various irrigation, agriculture, horticulture, forestry and soil conservation related schemes in the district.

The ADC said in the initial phase, the DIP will document general information of the district like district profile, demography, biomass and livestock distribution, agro-ecology, hydrology and topography.

The meeting was attended by the ACD Anantnag,  Chief Planning Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Horticulture, SE Hydraulic, Exens of PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, BDOs of the district besides district officers of various departments.