Watershed Development Program

SEEDS have executed 7 watershed program benefiting 35000 people, covering an area of 2654.1 H. A at a cost of Rs. 18,076,631

The target area of SEEDS is a rain fed one. Hence SEEDS gives priority to work on the watershed development activities. From the year 2011 SEEDS in association with NABARD and TAWDEVA Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency, has been implementing watershed programmes in two village panchayats namely Azhagiyanallur and Nanthikundu in the Kariapatti block of Virudhunagar district. The programme covers an extent of 1123.305 hectares covering five villages benefiting 600 farmers. The project cost is Rs.1.16 crores. Under this programme treatment activities are continued.


As per the guidelines of Watershed Development Fund of NABARD, SEEDS has been successfully implemented the watershed project during the year 2010 – 2011. SEEDS completed the first phase of FIP i.e., (Full Implementation Phase) covering 1123.30.5 hectares with the cost of 1.16 crores covered 5 villages namely Mela Azhagiyanallur, Keela Azhagiyanallur, Mela Thulukkangulam, Keelathulukkangulam and Nanthikundu village of Kariyapatti blocks in Virudhunagar district

Full Implementation Phase was approved and sanctioned by the Project Sanction Committee of Watershed Development Fund (WDF) of NABARD and TAWDEVA (Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency). Under this programme 1180 hectares of lands in rain fed area are being treated under various techniques like farm ponds, deepening of ooranis, channel renovation, field bunds, bush clearance, levelling, and tree planting.

WATERSHED Development Program Village Wise Data


WATERSHED Development-1
Pisindi Alagiyanallur Watershed Project Details,Programe Starting, Description of the Project, Funding Agency and Result Achived


WATERSHED Development – 2
Working Area :Block and District, Kariyapatti & Virudhunagar, Name of the PFA,SEEDS

WATERSHED Development Project - 3

WATERSHED Development – 3
Erumaikulam Watershed Project in Narikudi block, Virudhunagar district under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

YearDescription of the ProjectFunding AgencyTotal Cost in Rs.Results Achieved
2013 to 2019Pisindi Alagiyanallur WatershedNABARD,TAWDEVA11654150/-Soil & Water Conservation 1123.30 H.A
2013 to 2014Watershed Development Programme Management- Alagianallur&Nanthikundu villagesNABARD284800/-Capacity Building on Soil   & Water Conservation of Around 600 Farmers.
2017 to 2019Climate Proofing WtershedNABARD4997181/-Soil & Water Conservation in 1123.30 HA
2018 to 2019Erumaikulam
Watershed CBP
NABARD VA TECH & WABAG1140500/-Soil & Water Conservation 107.75 HA
2019Eluvani watershed Pre CBPNABARDSanctioned & Yet to ReceiveSoil & Water Conservation 100 HA
2019VadakkuPuliyampatti watershed Pre CBPNABARDSanctioned & Yet to ReceiveSoil & Water Conservation 100 HA
2019PillaiyarThottiyankulam watershed Pre CBPNABARDSanctioned & Yet to ReceiveSoil & Water conservation 100 ha