The Ratlam Watershed special project(RWSP) had been designed and executed by World Vision India in 12 villages of Ratlam ADP area.
Online PR News – 26-July-2011 – – The Ratlam Watershed special project (RWSP) had been designed and executed by World Vision India in 12 villages of Ratlam ADP area. This special project has certain distinct activities targeting towards achievement of its respective focal areas; i.e., to treat soil, water and improve the agriculture product potential for the selected communities.
Flood irrigation, a traditional farming technique was used extensively in this area. It has many disadvantages on the crop and the field as well. The disadvantages of flood irrigation are as follow,
a.Due to flooding some area of the field gets more water and some area gets less water.
b.Agriculture land gets saturated with water where there is excess water.
c.Flooding water also increases the soil erosion and washes away the good fertile soil from the farm field.
World Vision India provided sprinkler irrigation unit and HDPE pipes for two communities at Borpani and Kesarpura. Through this facility about 75 acres of land has been covered under irrigation which is more suitable for all field crops like Wheat, Gram, Pulses as well as Vegetables, Cotton, Soya bean, cultivation with less water more irrigation in our area. Sprinkler irrigation has been taken by the ADP to bring change in the farmers.