ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Redefining Gujarat s Irrigation Potential-A Model

Apart from official claims, a realistic estimate of irrigation potential in Gujarat based on facts would imply that water is scarce. Such realism is necessary for a reasonable irrigation development strategy to be developed. This paper attempts to prove that major and medium irrigation potential in a fairly substantial sample of dams is determined by the variation of rainfall in the command, and it advocates inter-basin transfer of water across rainfall regions, from highly reliable to uncertain rainfall regions.

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