Similarly the Project Agreement was signed by Deepak Singhal, Principal Secretary, Department of Irrigation on behalf of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
The Objective of the project is to support the State Government on capacity building of Water Users Association (WUA), rehabilitation and modernization of Irrigation and Drainage systems, rehabilitation of dams, development of Basin River planning strategies, groundwater studies, knowledge base and flood management systems.
The Project's Development objective is to (a) strengthen the institutional and policy framework for integrated water resources management for the entire State; and (b) increase agricultural productivity and water productivity by supporting farmers in targeted irrigation areas.
The project has six main components:
‚EuroĘ Strengthening of State Level Water Institutions and Inter Sector Coordination
‚EuroĘ Modernization and Rehabilitation of Irrigation and Drainage Systems
‚EuroĘ Consolidation and Enhancement of Irrigation Institution Reforms
‚EuroĘ Enhancing Agriculture Productivity and On-Farm Water Management
‚EuroĘ Feasibility studies and Preparation Activities for the Next Phase
‚EuroĘ Project Coordination and Monitoring.
The closing date for the project is Oct 31, 2020.
--IBNS (Posted on 25-10-2013)