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National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign 2014 26-27 February 2014. Group –III : Strategy for Contingency Plan in the Event of Aberrant South West Monsoon Shri M. S. Gholap , Joint Director( Agriculture) Commissionerate of Agriculture, Maharashtra State. Total.

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National Conference on Agriculture for Kharif Campaign 2014

26-27 February 2014

Group –III : Strategy for Contingency Plan in the Event of Aberrant South West Monsoon

Shri M. S. Gholap, Joint Director( Agriculture)

Commissionerate of Agriculture,

Maharashtra State

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Yearwise Monsoon Arrival

Normal Monsoon Arrival Date : 7th June – 15th June

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Drought Mitigation Measures
  • Short Term Measures
  • Contingency Crop Planning
  • In Situ moisture conservation practices
  • Protective Irrigation
  • Crop Insurance
  • Agro - advisory
  • Long Term Measures
  • Farm Ponds
  • Series of Check Dams
  • Desilting of Water Storage Structures
  • Use of Micro Irrigation.
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Drought Mitigation Measures

1.A) Contingency Crop Planning – Konkan Region

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Drought Mitigation Measures

1.B) Contingency Crop Planning – Western Maharashtra Region

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Drought Mitigation Measures

1.C) Contingency Crop Planning – Marathwada Region

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Drought Mitigation Measures

1.D) Contingency Crop Planning – Vidarbha Region

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2. In Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Practices

A) Cultivation on Ridges & Furrows

Soybean + Tur Inter cropping

Cotton cultivation on Contour Ridges & Furrows

  • Benefits
  • Controls soil erosion
  • Increased crop yield by 12 to 61 percent

Source – Report on Farmers participatory action research programme 2009-10 ,P.K. V. Akola

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2. In Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Practices

B) Sowing on Broad Bed Furrows (BBF)

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2. In Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Practices

C) Intercropping

Bajra +Tur (2:1)

Sunflower + Tur (2:1)

Tur + Cluster bean (1:2)

Castor +Cluster bean(1:2)

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2. In Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Practices

D) Large beds for rabicrop

  • Benefits
  • Enhanced soil moisture by 40 %
  • Increased Crop yield by 30 to 35%

Source – Dry Land Research Center, Solapur ( Mah.)

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2. In Situ Soil Moisture Conservation Practices

E) Opening of furrows after sowing

  • Opening of alternate furrows 30 days after sowing
  • Retain higher moisture during dry spell,
  • Enhances rain water and crop productivity.
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3 . Protective Irrigation

Greengram + Pigeonpea

  • Farm ponds constructed by Agril. Department
  • Stored rain water for protective irrigation during dry spell
  • Enhanced crop and water productivity.
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4. Crop Insurance Scheme

Average 20% farmers participate in Crop Insurance Scheme

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Long Term Measures

1)Farm Ponds

  • 1.34 lakhFarm Ponds are completed under different schemes
  • Irrigation Available for about 1.50 lakh ha. area
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Long Term Measures

2)Series of Check Dams

  • Series of Checkdams completed - 63319
  • Irrigation Available for Area - 1.58 lakh ha
  • Groundwater level increased – 1 to 2.5 mt
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Long Term Measures

3)Desiltingof Old Water Storage Structures

  • Desiltation of 20258 storage structures
  • Restoration of Capacity by 75,000 TCM
  • 75.2 Million Cubic Meter fertile clay is made available for improvement of barren land.
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