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Short Note : Lift Irrigation Schemes

The method of irrigation in which water is transported by pumps and pipelines instead of natural flow is known as Lift irrigation. This method of irrigation allows farmers to benefit from the available water supply in natural sources of water which are located below the height of their farms. The main advantage of this form ..



Irrigation In India

1. At the time of commencement of the First Five Year Plan in 1951, population of India was about 361 million and annual food grain production was 51 million tones (m.t.), which was not adequate.2. Import of food grains was then inevitable to cover up the shortage. Attaining self sufficiently in food was therefore given ..