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India - Cauvery Delta Irrigation and Drainage Rehabilitation Project (English)

Agriculture plays a dominant role in the Indian economy and irrigation, together with drainage, is essential for the achievement of higher productivity through increased yields and double cropping. The project in the state of Tamil Nadu in south-eastern India, would rehabilitate and improve an ancient and established irrigation system to permit a substantial increase in rice production.


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    India - Cauvery Delta Irrigation and Drainage Rehabilitation Project

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India - Cauvery Delta Irrigation and Drainage Rehabilitation Project (English). Agriculture projects series ; no. PA 44 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.