International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Agriculture | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018


Traditional Irrigation System: Bamboo Dripping System in Meghalaya

Phibankhamti Ryngnga [2]


Abstract: Traditional Irrigation system proved. to be an efficient irrigation system since time immemorial in hilly region of north east India. This region in general and Meghalaya in particular found the method to be the most sustainable one in terms of water harvesting and irrigation purposes. This present study explore the unique traditional understanding of the community in forms of constructing the framework of irrigation system using bamboos. The methodology, mechanism, construction and maintenance of the system from the source to the destination is carefully discussed and emphasised and it is found out that this system that existed 200 years ago in Meghalaya is still practised till today in Southern slopes of Meghalaya and Jaintia hills districts.


Keywords: indigenous, water harvesting, bamboo irrigation, dripping, resources,


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 1532 - 1534


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