Surendra Kumar Gupta
Abstract: Integrated land and ecosystem management of river revival project is a multipurpose project of Sindh River. The catchment area of the river is 16283 hectare meter and selected length is 22 km which is spread in 23 villages of 7 GP's and one Nagar Panchayat Lateri (Town area) at Lateri block in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh. Effective results have been seen such as the availability of enough water in hand pumps, bore wells and other water bodies in the catchments area of Sindh River. This is due to the increased availability of water resources, diversified cropping pattern including cultivation of labor intensive fisheries ponds, vegetable crops and other horticultural crops (Reddy et al, 2004).
Keywords: MGNREGA, Watershed, Water Budget, River Revival