Performance evaluation of participatory irrigation management in Kedar Tank.

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Year Published: 2005
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Author: Kalyani, D. ; Karunakaran, K.
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This paper focuses on the Water Users Association and on the performance of the physical irrigation system and the management system due to participatory approach in Kedar Tank located in the Kedar Village, Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. Water use efficiency, conveyance efficiency and travel time in channels are the parameters used in the performance evaluation of the physical structures of the tank system. Also analysed are farmers' interest and their involvement regarding water acquisition, water distribution, conflict resolution, resource mobilization and maintenance.

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community development, community involvement, conflict,farmers' associations, farmers' attitudes, hydraulic structures,irrigation, irrigation channels, irrigation systems, irrigation water,reservoirs, rural communities, rural development, social participation,tanks, water distribution, water management, water use efficiency,India, Tamil Nadu, South Asia, Asia, Developing Countries, Commonwealthof Nations, India, citizen participation, decision support system,farmers' circles, Madras, storage tanks, water resource management,water security, watering, Agencies and Organizations (DD100), Laws andRegulations (DD500), Soil Water Management (Irrigation and Drainage)(JJ800) (Revised June 2002) [formerly Soil Water Management], Farm andHorticultural Structures (NN300), Agricultural and Forestry Equipment(General) (NN400), Water Resources (PP200), Public Services andInfrastructure (UU300), Community Participation and Development (UU450)(New March 2000), Social Psychology and Soci

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