Consider the following pairs:

  1. Major irrigation projects→ Culturable Command Areas of More than 10,000 hectares
  2. Medium irrigation projects→ Culturable Command Areas of 2,000-10,000 hectares
  3. Minor irrigation projects→ Culturable Command Areas up to 2000 hectares

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Major irrigation Scheme: Major irrigation schemes are those schemes which have a Culturable Command Areas of More than 10,000 hectares
Medium irrigation Schemes: The Medium Irrigation Schemes have a CCA of 2,000-10,000 hectares 
Minor Schemes: Those with Culturable command areas up to 2000 hectares

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