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THEME-4: Documentation of Case Studies on Climate Smart Agriculture
/Water Management Practices Adopted by Farmers in Chhattisgarh
(Chhattisgarh & West Bengal); Need & Scope of Climate Finance in
Promoting Climate Smart Agriculture (Karnataka); Climate Finance &
Banking in India (Head Office)
Summary No-28
Profile of the Student:
Name: Shilpa Kumari Rajak.
Degree Programme: MBA
University/Institute:Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Prof. Mgmt & Tech, Raipur,
Profile of the Mentor:
Name: K. Subramaniam.
Designation: DGM
Department: DOR / CPD / FAD / RMD / NABCONS.
Name of Regional Office: Chhattisgarh (Raipur)
Objectives of the study:
i. To study the Climate smart agriculture and water management practices adopted by farmers
ii. Toassess thepotential for up-scaling themodels being implemented indifferent parts of Chhattisgarh.
Sample State / District/Block/Village: State-Chhattisgarh, District-Surguja & Korba, Blocks-Batauli &
Korba; Villages : Boda, Jahardih, Taragi, Bhatgaon, Dondro & Rogbahri.
Sample Size:200
Research Methodology: The study was conducted based on primary and secondary data, which was
compiled for analysis. Primary data consisted of the sample data collected by interviewing local villagers
/ farmers of Batauli and Korba Block where WDF and Jal Gram programmes are being implemented.
Secondary data was compiled by reviewing the existing material on climate smart agriculture and water
Major Findings:
i. PFA plays a major role in bringing change in the mindset of the people and building resilience of the
local farming communities.
ii. Women in these areas were less aware of implication of climate change and its effect on agriculture.
iii. Scope of expansion of agriculture can be increased through micro irrigation facility.
iv. Watershed development has ensured availability of water and raised the income level.
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