Forfeited Treasure: Status of irrigation tanks in Karnataka
In this book, ’Forfeited Treasure’, the author S.T. Somashekhar Reddy delves on the condition, status and measures for thr rehabilitation of irrigation tanks in Karnataka. sabitakaushal posted 7 years 4 months ago

In 1881, there was one tank every 15 square miles in the then state of Karnataka. These tanks irrigated more than 7 lakh acres of land. Tanks were the major source of irrigation and the system was completely managed by beneficiaries, their construction considered a meritorious deed. Their neglect began under the British rule, and continues till the present day ‘big dam’ commitment.

Status of irrigation tanks in Karnataka
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