Categories of Project

Major: CCA above 10,000 ha

Medium: CCA between 2000 ha and 10,000 ha

Minor: CCA between 250 ha and 2000 ha

Local sector: CCA less than 250 ha

Irrigation projects are usually multi-purpose, catering to the needs of not only irrigation but also of urban and rural domestic consumers and industrial users. Extant orders of the state government provide for reservation of up to 10% of storage for industries and 15% for domestic users primarily as drinking water.