IRRIGATION: A Lifeline of AGRICULTURE

IRRIGATION: A Lifeline of AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURE is one of the core sector for economic growth of the country. The overall growth of the country is determined by various parameters. Irrigation is considered as a life line of the Indias agriculture. The outstanding feature of Indian agriculture is its dependence on rainfall. Due to unequal distribution of rainfall during the year and its variation from year to year-in respect of quantity, incidence and duration, the Indian agriculture gets affected. Hence the development of irrigation was adopted priority in the Indias Five-year plans. Considerable amount was spent for the development of irrigation in the Five-year plans. In the first