Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Watersheds uri icon


  • There are about 13 categories of wastelands identi$ed in India, which constituteabout 20.17% of total geographical area. The Govt. of India has identi$ed 146districts in 19 states for micro-planning of degraded lands. Nearly 83% of wastelandsare in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa,Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and UP. This paper analyses the classes of wastelands anddi1erent approaches to reclamation of these lands

publication date

  • 2009