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Farmers Organisations in Surface Irrigation Projects-Two Empirical Studies from Gujarat

Irrigation Projects Two Empirical Studies from Gujarat T K Jayaraman In any irrigation system, the institutional arrangements prevalent or projmed to be developed are a prime focus of attention. While the bureaucratic organisation assumes the responsibility of operation and maintenance of the system upto the government outlet, the command area under the latter along with its network of field channels and drams and control structures become the responsibility of the farmers for operation and maintenance. This is the most critical area since under or over- irrigation due to lack of maintenance of community-owned items will affect yields per hectare and generally the performance of the system.

Seasonal Migration of Tribal Labour-An Irrigation Project in Gujarat

An Irrigation Project in Gujarat T K Jayaraman Though most seasonal migration is between rural areas, much of the literature on the subject is concerned with rural-urban migration. This paper attempts to study the seasonal migration of tribal labour from the predominantly rural district of Panchmahah in Gujarat Mo the rural areas of the neighbouring Kaira district falling under the command area of Mahi-Kadana irrigation project. It examines the phenomenon both at the origin of the migration and at the destination of the migratory labour.
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