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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(12): 2099-2105
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.248


Consequence of Sujala Watershed Project on Accessibility to Rural Livelihood in Tumkur District of Karnataka, India
M. Mahalakshmi*, V. Govinda Gowda and M. N. Thimme Gowda
1Department of Agricultural Extension, UAS, GKVK, Bengaluru-560065, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Agricultural Extension, ICAR-KVK, Konehalli, Karnataka, India
3Department of Dry Land Agriculture Project, UAS, GKVK, Bangalore-560065, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The study was undertaken during 2018-2019 with an objective to find out consequence of Sujala Watershed Project on accessibility to livelihood. The study was conducted in Tumkur district of Karnataka. Total of 210 respondents were interviewed for this study which includes 180 beneficiary and 30 non beneficiary farmers. In case of sufficiency of water, a little less than cent per cent (93.33 %) beneficiary farmers and 70 per cent of non- beneficiary farmers expressed sufficiency of water. Regarding accessibility to fuel wood, majority of beneficiary farmers (78.33 %) and non-beneficiary farmers (63.33 %) were accessible. Regarding accessibility to fuel wood, majority of beneficiary farmers (78.33 %) and non-beneficiary farmers (63.33 %) were accessible. The results revealed that distance of getting drinking water, fuel wood and fodder, it is decreased in case of beneficiary farmers after implementation of project. The manual mode of transportation for fetching water is decreased and vehicle transportation was increased after implementation of Sujala project and overall improved accessibility to livelihoods. The results also showed that 23.89, 21.67 and 17.22 per cent of beneficiary farmers were involved in IGA’s like rope making, agarbathi making and tailoring respectively due to promotion of income generating activities by Sujala Watershed Project.


Keywords: Consequence, Accessibility, Livelihood, Sujala and income generating activity
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Mahalakshmi, S. M., V. Govinda Gowda and Thimme Gowda, M. N. 2019. Consequence of Sujala Watershed Project on Accessibility to Rural Livelihood in Tumkur District of Karnataka, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(12): 2099-2105. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.812.248