Introduction

The Watershed Development Department Established by the Government of Karnataka vide Order No. AHD 206 AML 94 (Vol.III) dated 31/12/1999 and it come into effect from 1/4/2000. The Department is given the responsibility of Co-ordinating the formulation planning and execution of different activities of Agriculture.

  • Soil Conservation
  • Afforestation
  • Horticulture
  • Pasture Deelopment in an integrated manner on the watershed concept.

General Information and Important Statistics

Sl. No
Taluk Name
Total Geographical Area
Area Not Available for Development of Watershed
Area Available for Watershed Developemnt
Area Treated since inception of Watershed method upto 31/03/2005
Total Amount spent upto 31/03/2005
Total Area left for Watershed Development in future years
1 Ballari 169027 86230 82797 8799 413.05 73998
2 Hadagali 94850 22161 72689 24756 1086.47 47933
3 H.B.Halli 97599 40194 54405 15807 699.08 41598
4 Hospet 93374 55696 37678 308 39.80 37370
5 Kudligi 159706 72253 87453 67193 2680.11 20260
6 Sandur 94359 37001 57358 20547 803.51 36811
7 Siruguppa 104278 46627 57651 569 52.56 57082
> Area in Hectars >> Amount in Rs. Lakhs

Service Provided by Department

Co-ordinating to formalation planning and Execution of different activities of Agriculture Soil Conservation, Afforestation, Horticulture Development in integrated manner on the watershed concept.

Details of Development works taken up during the year.

      1. Soil & Water Conservation works.
      2. Forest Development Works in Watershed Areas.
      3. Horticulture Development Works in Watershed Areas.

Schemes

      1. Natural Watershed Development Programme.
      2. Desert Development Programme
      3. Integrated Waste Land Development Programme
      4. NABARD.

Contact Numbers

Officer
STD Code
Phone Number
Distrcit Watershed Development Officer
08392
230389
Sub Division Office, Hospet
08394
224240