Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
Objective/Purpose of the public authority
Mission/vision Statement of the public authority
Brief history of the public authority and context of its formation.
Duties of the public authority
Main activities/function of the public authority
List of services being provided by the public authority with a brief write-up on them.
Organizational Structure Diagram at various levels namely,state,direction,region district,block etc.(whichever is applicable).Separately attached below.
Expectation of the public authority from the public for enhancing its effectiveness and efficiency.
Arrangements and methods made for seeking public participation/contribution.
Mechanism available for monitoring the service delivery and public grievance resolution.
Addresses of the main office an other offices at different levels.(please categories the address district wise for facilitating the understanding by the user).
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Objective/Purpose of the Public Authority
Aims and objective of the Department of Water Resources is to increase the agricultural productivity of the State by way of creation of additional irrigation potential and better management of potential created ,The activities of the Department also extends to socio-economic development, navigation, hydro power generation, water supply and flood control, drainage etc. Above all, the main objectives of the Department is to bring an all round prosperity of the state.
Mission/vision Statement of the Public Authority
Odisha is Primarily an agrarian state. Irrigation sector holds the key to Odisha's economic development and poverty alleviation. The state has a cultivate land of 61.65 lakh .It has been assessed that 49.90 lakh can be brought under irrigation through major, medium and minor (flow &lift) irrigation projects. Being an agrarian state, the Government is attaching utmost importance for irrigation development. During XI plan period, following targets have been set to augment the irrigation potential.
1. Major & Medium Irrigation Sector
It has been assessed that 3130.00th.ha cultivatable land can be brought under irrigation through major and medium irrigation projects. By end of March 2008,1260.90th.ha of net irrigation potential has been created through 118 projects that include 33 on going projects.
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