Floods in India

Floods in India

Floods in India can’t be entirely prevented. The approach to flood management is a combination of protection from floods of less severity: reducing the damage by flood forecasting; and disaster relief in case of floods of larger severity. Flood management options are typically divided into two types, structural- i.e. comprising some construction, of embankments, and flood control reservoirs; and non-structural, …

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Irrigation system in India

Watershed Development in India

Watershed Development in India – The rainfed areas of India are amongst the most challenging for the sustenance of the agrarian economy. They are almost entirely single-cropped areas with scanty rainfall, prone to frequent droughts, and soil erosion, characterized by fragile pasture lands necessitating large-scale cattle migration, depleting water tables, low employment opportunities, and chronic poverty levels. It was to …

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Drone Rainstorm over Hot Springs River

Irrigation system in India

Irrigation system in India – In India, agriculture is mainly dependent on rainfall. The rainfall is generally unpredictable in its incidence and variable in amount. The distribution of water in India is, therefore, very uneven. The rainfall in the country is concentrated usually during four months in the year when there is excess water that flows down unutilized, while in …

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