Main Functions Of The Department
1.

Hydrological assessment of availability of water in the river basins including water allocation to the Irrigation and other purposes duly assessing the availability in the basin.

2.

Planning & design of Irrigation systems.

3.

O & M of reservoirs and canal systems

4.

Construction of new projects to create irrigation potential for economic development of the state.

5.

Stabilization of existing ayacut by rehabilitation of the age-old projects.

6.

Modernization of age old Major & Medium Irrigation projects.

7.

Improve water management and efficiency by integrated and coordinated and implementation of operation and maintenance plans for existing Irrigation projects.

8.

Flood management.

9.

Restoration and maintenance of flood banks.

10.

Irrigated area assessment and assessment of water royalty charges for industrial and other utilization.

11.

Presentation of data & analysis on water availability, utilization of Interstate river basins to the respective tribunals.