Water Resources

Irrigation Infrastructure Monitoring

Irrigation Infrastructure consists of canals, irrigation structures such as regulators, cross-drainage structures, syphon, etc. Comprehensive monitoring of irrigation projects during construction phase is being carried out by Central Water Commission (CWC), MoWR under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP) for optimum utilization of resources, speedy and timely completion of projects. High resolution Cartosat satellite data provides inventory of Irrigation Infrastructure and assessment of progress of construction work and also provides synoptic view of progress of construction including critical gaps.

Monitored the construction progress of 103 irrigation projects across 20 states and technology was transferred through Internalization in Central Water Commission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation , GOI. The database and reports are hosted in Bhuvan-SatAIBP. This portal is also enhanced with the development of an easy to use customized AIBP-Bhuvan web application for online monitoring of AIBP projects and CWC has monitored 14 AIBP projectsUsing Bhuvan application.