The objectives of this study were: ?to examine the various issues associated with irrigation potential creation, irrigation potential utilization, gross irrigation and net irrigation including the definition, the reporting practices and consistencies in the data; ?to suggest procedures for collection of related data to be applied uniformly throughout the country; ?to identify clearly the irr

The broad objective of this study is to examine various issues related to irrigation potential creation, its utilization, gross and net irrigated areas, including definition, reporting practices and consistencies in estimates.

This study by IIM-Ahmedabad examines various issues related to the gap between irrigation potential created and utilized and suggests measures for reducing the gap.

This report contains details of the issues related to the gap between Irrigation Potential Created and Irrigation Potential Utilised including the nature of the issues and suggestions to minimise the existing gap in West Bengal and the North-Eastern states.