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Enhancing Crop Diversity and Productivity of Small Farmers through Augmentation of Water Resources in Mailam block, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu state” – Phase II

Enhancing Crop Diversity and Productivity of Small Farmers through Augmentation of Water Resources in Mailam block, Villupuram district, Tamil Nadu state” – Phase II

Duration: August 2018 –July 2019

Study sites: Mailam Region of Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu

Project Contact: Mr.Nandeesh

Donor: V A TECH WABAG, Chennai

Project Objectives: 

  • To increase the access to ground water for irrigation by rejuvenating defunct wells with suitable ground water recharge technologies and
  • To improve the water use efficiency by adapting micro irrigation techniques

Expected outcomes:

  • Enhance the crop diversity and ensure higher farm income and household food security
  • Increased the irrigation facility in at least 150 acres among 45 small holders