Department of Watershed Development


Watershed Programmes in the District Such as Drought Prone Area Programme, National Watershed Development Programme Rainfed Area & Integreated Watershed Management Programme.

Address of the Office

Office of the District Watershed Development Officer ,
DC Office Compound, Kolar.
Ph. No: 08152-228752.

Various Schemes /Services provided to Public

Implementation of Developmental Activities concerned to Agriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Veternary & Animal Husbandry – Implemented by Department.

Procedures for getting benefits through these schemes

Watershed Development Programme is completely Area Development Programme. This Programme is being implemented completely by People Participation. Under this programme, Local Self help groups, users groups, and Village Local watershed committees are being formed.  All Watershed Programmes are framed only by watershed committees and the programmes will be approved in the said committee.  Then the concerned farmers of the watershed area will take up for implementation of the approved activities like bunding, Nala Bund, checkDam, Farm Ponds, Afforestation, Dry Land Horticulture and Fodder Production Activities etc.  The executive committee after inspecting the said works,   arrangement will be made for payment by watershed committee’s.  The concerned watershed committee will look after the assets created by the farmers concerned.  The Officers and Official of Watershed department will give guidance to the farmers for the implementation of watershed programme as per department existing guidelines.