• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2010, Volume: 3, Issue: 8, Pages: 932-936

Original Article

Water pricing and sustainable surface irrigation management


This paper deals with the benefits of irrigation water pricing in general. Moreover it is intended to analyse the scope of surface water irrigation, especially tank water irrigation in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, by fixing an appropriate price which will help conservation as well as optimum use of the scarce resource. The differences in water rates in different states are also dealt with.
Keywords: Water pricing, irrigation, tank, surface water, farmer, India, Tamil Nadu, agriculture 


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