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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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Impact evaluation of return on investment due to watershed development project in Ajmer District of Rajasthan

Vikash Pawariya

Department of Agricultural Economics, SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Jyoti Chauhan

Department of Plant Physiology, BHU, Varanasi

Abstract

Agriculture is the backbone of Indian economy and is largely dependent upon natural resources like soil, water and vegetation. These resources are limited in supply and are getting depleted day by day. One of the practical solutions for conservation of these limited natural resources and sustainable development is through proper watershed development strategy. Watershed development projects have been undertaken with a view to improve and stabilize crop productivity in rain fed areas on a sustainable basis in the long run. There are some components of the watershed development programme which require time to show their full impact. Therefore, there is need to evaluate watershed development projects after providing some gestation period on the completion of the projects. The project in Srinagar B watershed was completed in 2010 and it was assumed that it was showing its full impact during the study period (2010-11) on productivity, pattern of agriculture and income of the beneficiaries. Both primary and secondary data were collected for the study. The primary data were collected from the farmers on the field. Different factors determining the return on investment plays a paramount role. It makes the background of the study.

Income, Return on investment, Watershed development

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Vikash, P., & Jyoti, C. (2017). Impact evaluation of return on investment due to watershed development project in Ajmer District of Rajasthan. Environment Conservation Journal18(1/2), 109-115.

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181215

Received:28.10.2016

Revised: 11.01.2017

Accepted: 02.02.2017

First Online: 15.06. 2017

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2017.181215

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