Training program on Watershed Management and Ravine Reclamation

Training program on Watershed Management and Ravine ReclamationSix-day training program on Watershed Management and Ravine Reclamation organized by ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun and sponsored by the Uttar Pradesh Bhoomi Sudhar Nigam, Lucknow concluded on 16th December, 2017.

Dr. P.K. Mishra, Director, ICAR-IISWC Dehradun explained the participants about how the watershed concept is helpful for ravine reclamation in the country.

 Dr. Harsh Meheta, I/c Director, ICAR-IISWC,  emphasized on the importance of the training program in relation to Management of Natural Resources.

Ten participants from different districts of Uttar Pradesh participated in the training program.

The entire course was well structured to cover watershed concept and the basic techniques related to ravine reclamation through various engineering, agronomic, forestry, agro-forestry and horticulture measures. Success stories of the Institute related to Participatory water resource management, mine spoil rehabilitation and development of degraded land were also visited by the trainees during the training program.

(Source: ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Dehradun)