Government of Arunachal Pradesh

Water Resources Department


Vision of the department is to conserve the water resources of the State and rationalize its utilization judiciously in an environmentally conducive manner.

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Mission of the department is to expand irrigated area to plug the food production gap of the State, promote awareness in water conservation and

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About Us

Water Resources Department of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh is a major department headed by a cabinet minister. Prior to 1995 its activities were under the Rural Works

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Brief Overview of Programmes/Schemes

This section lists the various Programmes/Schemes implemented by the Water Resource Department

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)

The major objective of PMKSY is to achieve convergence of investments in irrigation at the field level, expand cultivable area under assured irrigation, improve on-farm water use efficiency to reduce wastage of


Arunachal Pradesh is endowed with immense land and water resources. Out of total geographical area ( 83743 Sq km) about 30% (25 lakh hectares) area is estimated to be cultivable with the conventional water

Flood Management Programme

Under “Flood Management Programme”, critical flood control, river management and anti-sea erosion works in the entire country would be covered. These works would include the works related to river

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Important Guidelines

This section lists the various Guidelines and Scheme/Project documents:

State Irrigation Plan

State Irrigation Plan Under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayi Yojana, Arunachal Pradesh

National Water Policy, 2012

Policy document regarding objectives and guidelines of National Water Policy, 2012

Composite Water Management Index

CWMI is envisioned to bring about required improvements in water resource management.

District Innovation Fund

Guidelines For District Innovation & Challenge Fund

Ground Water Development

Guidelines for Ground Water Development and Recharge for Water Security and Irrigation Plan

State Infrastructure Development Fund

Guidelines For State Infrastructure Development Fund (SIDF), 2018

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Ground Water Exploration

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Surface MI

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Solar Pump

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Water Conservation

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Flood Management Programme

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Office of the Chief Engineer (P&D), WRD Chimpu, Itanagar- 791113

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