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Table 2 The major differences in the WDPs and its implementation in the three watershed areas

From: Sensitivity analysis of a climate vulnerability index - a case study from Indian watershed development programmes

Criteria SG NGO LG
Objective of WDP Holistic and sustainable development of watershed Eco-restoration and eco-preservation Eco-restoration and eco-preservation
Components Development (77.5%) and management components (22.5%) Watershed development (80%), forestry (10%) and other activities (10%) Watershed development (80%), forestry (10%) and other activities (10%)
Major activities (% of total fund) NRM-50% PSM- 20% LSS-7.5% NRM-72% PSM- 5% LSS-3% NRM-72% PSM- 5% LSS-3%
Implementation Soil Conservation Officer through watershed committee NGO through watershed committee and project facilitator Grama Panchayat President through the agricultural officer and the user group
Watershed Committee 11 members >30 members >30 members
Watershed Committee meeting Every month Every month Every month
  1. Source: [43, 59]