PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Irrigation & Water Resources, Khawzawl Sub-Division is established in the year 2003. At present there are 4 nos of Staff. Details are as follows :-
Location Darngawn, Khawzawl
Address : Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer, Khawzawl Sub-Division
Irrigation Water Resources Department, Khawzawl Mizoram
Activities and Achievement Report :-
Irrigation & Water Resources Department has been implementing the following schemes, namely, Minor Irrigation Scheme, Command Area Development & Water Management Scheme and Anti Erosion Scheme and projects under Repair, Renovation & Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies and National Hydrology Project and Ground Water Scheme has been newly introduced.
I. Minor Irrigation Schemes :
Minor Irrigation Schemes provides scopes for construction of project approach roads, water harvesting structures and/or diversion weir, irrigation channel, field channel, field drains, farm road and land leveling & shaping. The source of funding is PMKSY ( Har Khet Paani) and Ridf from NABARD
40 Numbers of Minor Irrigation Project has been completed in Khawzawl District alone till date. At present there are 4 on going Irrigation Scheme.
1) Bawnzawl M.I Project, Arro
2) Tuiphal M.I Project, Rabung
3) Phaisen hnar M.I Project, Khawzawl
4) Khuangthli M.I Project, Pawlrang
Il. Repair, Renovation & Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies :
Repair, Renovation & Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies is taken up to restore and augment storage capacities of water bodies and also to recover and extend their lost irrigation potential.
Repair Maintenance of Damdiai M.I Project Khawzawl and Phaisen M.I Project Khawzawl is taken up under this schemes.
Ill. Ground Water Scheme :
Ground Water Irrigation Scheme Project under Har Khet Ko Paani (HKKP) will be taken up this year at Tuisen phai, Khawzawl District.