​Objectives of Watershed Development Programmes

  • Improve the productive potentials of selected watersheds and their associated natural resource base.
  • Sustainable alleviation of Poverty.
  • Develop and strengthen community based institutional arrangements for sustainable natural resource management
  • Improved skills and employment opportunities for non-farm sectors
  • ​Involvement of village communities in participatory planning, implementation, social and environmental management, maintenance of assets and to operate in a more socially inclusive manner.