The need for farmers to participate in irrigation management is recognized worldwide, as is the need to protect limited water resources. One method to do so is to make the water

In the Tungabhadra sub basin (TBSB), Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) is currently seen in a number of smaller initiatives at local scale. The concept of integration is new in water sector and it has for the first time been specified in the National Water Policy (2000), the Karnataka State Water Policy (2002).