CE1010 Management of Irrigation Systems Syllabus

CE1010 MANAGEMENT OF IRRIGATION SYSTEMS 3 0 0 100


OBJECTIVE
At the end of the semester, the student shall have a clear concept of irrigation water management practices -`
of the past, present and future. He/she shall also be able to appreciate the importance due and duly given to stake holders.

1. IRRIGATION SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 9
Irrigation systems – Supply and demand of water – Cropping pattern –
Crop rotation – Crop diversification – Estimation of total and peak crop water requirements – Effective and dependable rainfall – Irrigation efficiencies.

2. IRRIGATION SCHEDULING 8
Time of irrigation – Critical stages of water need of crops – Criteria for scheduling irrigation – Frequency and interval of irrigation

3. MANAGEMENT 9
Structural and non-structural strategies in water use and management – Conjunctive use of surface and ground waters – Quality of irrigation water.

4. OPERATION 9
Operational plans – Main canals, laterals and field channels – Water control and regulating structures – Performance indicators – Case study

5. INVOLVEMENT OF STAKE HOLDERS 10
Farmer’s participation in System operation – Water user’s associations – Farmer councils – Changing paradigms on irrigation management – Participatory irrigation management

TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. Dilip Kumar Majumdar, “Irrigation Water Management – Principles and Practice”, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2000
2. Hand book on Irrigation Water Requirement, R.T. Gandhi, et. al., Water Management Division, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi

REFERENCES
1. Hand Book on Irrigation System Operation Practices, Water Resources Management and Training Project, Technical report No. 33, CWC, New Delhi, 1990
2. Maloney, C. and Raju, K.V., “Managing Irrigation Together”, Practice and Policy in India, Stage Publication, New Delhi, India, 1994
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