The Component: A of Irrigation and Water Resources Management Project (IWRMP) Focuses to improve the Irrigation facilities in a farm land rehabilitation and modernization of existing farmer managed irrigation systems. Under IWRMP-OS (December, 2007-June, 2016), 128 irrigation projects have been completed ensuring year round irrigation facilities in 18,442 ha of agriculture land. Only 6 irrigation project with total command area 1596 ha could not be completed due to various technical and contractual reasons and remains at different stage of development. However as agreed with World Bank during Mid-term review mission in August, 2016, those six Project Will be taken by Gon for its completion.

similarly under IWRMP-AF –December, 2013-June, 2019), 83 various irrigation schemes were taken for its improvement to ensure year round irrigation facility for 15,851 ha of agriculture land which include 77 surface irrigation schemes and 6 ground water irrigation schemes. The PICC approved cost of those 83 sub-projects is NRs. 2603979000.00 Up to June, 2016 thirty (30) out of 83 approved sub-Projects were completed and remaining 53 sub-Projects were under implementation at various stages. All projects were planned to complete 34 sub-projects by June 2017 and the remaining 17 sub-project by June, 2018.

With a very effective implementation of the sub-Projects under component A, The OPD further plans to use a portion of expected saving amount (about 4.5 Million USD) for irrigation infrastructure development under component A of IWRMP-AF. Based on the sub-project implementation status and as suggested during mid-term review mission, the projects in the following districts will be identified for further project implementation.