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Government Of Assam Irrigation

Register as Water Users’ Association

Checklist:

  • Effective management of irrigation water in the State. 
  • Legal back up to Water Users’ Associations in order to streamline the PIM activities in the State
  • Efficient and equitable distribution of water through farmers’ organizations
  • A total number of 1407 Water Users’ Associations have been formed. (as on 31st March, 2016)

Overview

Water Users Association (WUA) is a co-operative association of individual water users who wish to undertake water-related activities for their mutual benefit. The Water Users’ Associations (WUAs) was formed to take part in the planning pertaining to management & distribution of water to the cultivable lands including collection of Irrigation Service Charges with the help of the departmental staff. All the completed Irrigation Schemes will have to be handed over to the WUAs who will be responsible for their operation & maintenance.

Eligibility Criteria

 Every Water Users’ Association and its members must be within the command area of respective Irrigation Scheme.

Guidelines for filling the form

 As per Societies Registration Act, 1860

Fees

As Per the Act given : Assam Irrigation Water Users Act, 2004

Documents Required

  As per Societies Registration Act, 1860

How to apply

 As per Societies Registration Act, 1860

Type of Service

 Offline : Yes

Whom to Contact

 As per the Act Given. 

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