This branch was established in 2013 along with the restructuring of Irrigation Department by understanding the necessity of a separate division to implement the process of rehabilitation & modernization of irrigation schemes efficiently and effectively.
Under the modernization of irrigation systems it is expected to upgrade the technical and managerial aspects with the objective to improve resource utilization and water delivery service to farms. The modernization of existing projects is to be taken along with their restoration and rehabilitation. Detailed diagnostic analysis or performance evaluation is to be carried out to identify, quantify and execute the required measures.
Functions of the Branch
- Identifying the irrigation schemes for rehabilitation & modernization.
- Preparing concept papers & cabinet memorandums for new projects.
- Giving necessary guidance for modernization and mechanization of irrigation schemes.
- Providing the guidance on control of funds and progress monitoring of projects.