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Research Paper | Geography | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016
Irrigated Area and Water Utilization of Mula Irrigation Project in Ahmednagar District: A Geographical Study
Dr. Gajhans D. S. | Dr. Suryawanshi M. V. | Ausarmal D. V.
Abstract: Present study is focused on Mula Irrigation project and its impact on Irrigation element. Actually Ahmednagar district is located in rain shadow region in Maharashtra. There is not enough rainfall in the region. The Mula irrigation project is Large Scale Public Sector Irrigation Projects (LSPSIP). The Mula Dam plays major role in the study area. The data regarding the water availability of Mula Dam has been collected from Mula irrigation Department. The water of Mula Dam is being used for the purpose of agriculture, drinking, industry and livestock. The water storage capacity of Mula Dam is 26000 TMC. The agricultural development took place in the study region due to Mula Dam.
Keywords: Irrigated area, water utilization, Mula irrigation project, water storage, canal and well irrigation
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016,
Pages: 1336 - 1339
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Dr. Gajhans D. S., Dr. Suryawanshi M. V., Ausarmal D. V., "Irrigated Area and Water Utilization of Mula Irrigation Project in Ahmednagar District: A Geographical Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016, pp. 1336-1339, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=NOV161385
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