Catchment Area Treatment

Treatment, of critically degraded, directly draining sub-watersheds(Phase-I) within the catchment of Sardar Sarovar and Indira Sagar Projects , is in advance stage of completion . Against a target of 1,25,725 ha of SSP catchment, an area of 1,10,997 ha was treated upto the end of March 2005. Similarly for the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) against a target of 62,975 ha. works were completed on an area of 53,581 ha.

For treating balance of the directly draining critically degraded (Phase –II) areas in Madhya Pradesh, schemes within the framework of guidelines by RVP/NAEB are undertaken.

GOMP have undertaken schemes covering 107136 ha of the catchment as RVP schemes of which 107136 ha area was proposed to be treated at the cost of Rs. 4523.02 lacs against which by the end of March 2006, an area of 66907 ha was treated.

For Indira Sagar Project, NVDA, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh have submitted five schemes for 40 sub-watersheds covering an area of 53,709 ha of forestland to National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board.