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Narmada Irrigation Research station, Khandha

Narmada Irrigation Research station, Khandha




Year of establishment: 1988-89

                 Narmada Irrigation Research Project (NIRP) phase-I was initiated with the financial support of Narmada Planning Group (NPG) in the year 1988-89 (G.R. No. NPG/1087/11/   dated 13.11.87) aiming to develop an integrated water management practices for different crops grown in black soil area of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) command to be covered under first phase of SSP with broad objectives to develop sound soil and water management technology for efficient use of irrigation water with sustained soil health for the black soil area of Narmada Command of Phase-I. On the basis of said aims, total 35 recommendations in different crops have been made for farmer community during the period from 1989 to 2005.

                  During the year 2005, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited, Gandhinagar has remandated the original mandates of the station vide letter No. 168, dated 6th July, 2005 and 7 (Seven) posts have been sanctioned to fulfill the following objectives.

1.   Demonstration on recommended technologies in different crops

2.   Analysis of soil samples in Narmada Command Area

            3. Transfer of Technology through organizing training of the farmers and Farmers Day



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