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Legal Instruments Related to Irrigation in India

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Andhra Pradesh

     
Andhra Pradesh Farmers' Management of Irrigation Systems Act, 1997
 

full text   130 [KB]

     
The Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Utilisation and Command Area Development Act, 1984
 

full text   165 [KB]

Assam

     
Assam Irrigation Act, 1983
 

full text   5832 [KB]

     
The Assam Farmers (Group Irrigation) Act, 1978
 

full text   72 [KB]

Bihar

     
Bihar Irrigation Water Management Rules, 2000 (in Hindi)
 

full text   262 [KB]

     
Bihar Irrigation Act, 1997
 

full text   179 [KB]

Chhattisgarh

     
Chhattisgarh sinchai prabandhan me krishkon ki bhagidari adhiniyam, 2006
 

full text   138 [KB]

Gujarat

     
Gujarat Irrigation and Drainage Act, 2013
 

full text   2421 [KB]

     
Gujarat Water Users' Participatory Irrigation Management Act, 2007
 

full text   4501 [KB]

     
The Bombay Irrigation Act, 1879
 

full text   300 [KB]

Karnataka

     
Karnataka Irrigation Act, 1965
 

full text   431 [KB]

     
The Karnataka Irrigation (Levy of Betterment Contribution and Water Rate) Act, 1957
 

full text   151 [KB]

Kerala

     
The Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003
 

full text   194 [KB]

     
The Travancore Cochin Irrigation Act, 1956
 

full text   1331 [KB]

Madhya Pradesh

     
Madhya Pradesh sinchai prabhandan me krishakon ki bhagidari adhiniyam, 1999
 

full text   53 [KB]

     
Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Rules, 1974
 

full text   30 [KB]

     
Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Act, 1931
 

full text   347 [KB]

Maharashtra

     
Maharashtra Management of Irrigation Systems by the Farmers Act, 2005
 

full text   222 [KB]

     
The Maharashtra Irrigation Act, 1976
 

full text   3414 [KB]

Odisha

     
The Orissa Pani Panchayat Act, 2002
 

full text   111 [KB]

     
The Orissa Irrigation Act, 1959
 

full text   9009 [KB]

Punjab

     
The Punjab Irrigation and Drainage Authority Act, 1997
 

full text   83 [KB]

     
Punjab Minor Canals Act, 1905
 

full text   117 [KB]

Rajasthan

     
The Rajasthan Farmers Participation in Management of Irrigation Systems Act, 2000
 

full text   118 [KB]

Tamil Nadu

     
Tamil Nadu Farmers' Management of Irrigation Systems Rules, 2002
 

full text   308 [KB]

     
The Tamil Nadu Farmers Management of Irrigation Systems Act, 2000
 

full text   177 [KB]

Uttar Pradesh

     
The Uttar Pradesh Participatory Irrigation Management Act, 2009
 

full text   87 [KB]

West Bengal

     
Bengal Irrigation Act, 1876
 

full text   886 [KB]

     
Bengal Canals Act, 1864
 

full text   207 [KB]