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Institutional perspectives of land reclamation operations in Punjab: a case study of the Lower Chenab Canal (East) Circle area

By: Bandaragoda, D.J.
Contributor(s): Saeed ur Rahman [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: IIMI Working Paper ; No. 28.Analytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Colombo (Sri Lanka) : IIMI, 1994Description: 75 p.Subject(s): Asia | Chemical soil types | Crop management | Cultural methods | Environmental factors | Farmland | Hydraulic structures | India | Irrigation | Land improvement | Land resources | Natural resources | Soil conservation | Soil types | South Asia | Soil fertility AGROVOCDDC classification: 94-085585 Summary: The Directorate of Land Reclamation (DLR), set up in 1945, is a special unit of Punjab's Irrigation and Power Department for undertaking research and field operations to combat the problem of salinity. Approaching the end of five decades of existance, the directorate is yet to demonstrate its effectiveness in its assigned task; its inability to fully cope with the conditions of a fast changing irrigation environment makes this rather an illusive goal. In the selection of lands for reclamation, the Directorate is heavily dependent on the visual salinity survey (Thur Girdawari) carried out every year by the Irrigation Department's field staff.Collection: AGRIS Collection
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1 map, 12 tables, 13 fig., 12 annexes, 5 ref. Summary (En)

The Directorate of Land Reclamation (DLR), set up in 1945, is a special unit of Punjab's Irrigation and Power Department for undertaking research and field operations to combat the problem of salinity. Approaching the end of five decades of existance, the directorate is yet to demonstrate its effectiveness in its assigned task; its inability to fully cope with the conditions of a fast changing irrigation environment makes this rather an illusive goal. In the selection of lands for reclamation, the Directorate is heavily dependent on the visual salinity survey (Thur Girdawari) carried out every year by the Irrigation Department's field staff.

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International Irrigation Management Institute, 127 Sunil Mawatha, Pelawatte, via Colombo, Sri Lanka|COMOD

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