When was started the Command Area Development & Water Management Programme?

The programme was initiated in 1974-75 for stepping up pace of utilization of irrigation potential created and improve agriculture productivity and production on a sustainable basis. The programme was restructured and renamed as Command Area Development and Water Management (CADWM) Programme w.e.f. 1-4-2004. Now, the scheme is being implemented as a State Sector Scheme during the XI Five Year Plan (2008-09 to 2011-12).

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