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This File was last Updated/Modified: November 03 2014 16:54:53.Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Private Sector and Beneficiaries Participation Programme

Dated 20th November 2000


I. Sh. V. B. Patel Former Chairman, CWC Chairman
2. Adviser (WR). Planning Commission Member
3. Sh. V.B. Buch, Vice Chairman S.S.N.N.L., New Sachivalaya Complex, Gandhinagar - 382010, Gujarat. Member
4. Sh. K.N. Srivastava. MD, Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd PWD Annexe, KR Circle. Bangalore-560001. Member
5. Sh. P.L Diwan. CMD, WAPCOS, New Delhi Member
6. Prof. Ashok Gulati, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi Delhi. Member
7. Dr. P.M.Sin and 'i, Indian Institute of Management, I (istrapur. Ahmedabad Member
8. A representative from the Deptt. of Agriculture and Co-operation. Ministry of Agriculture. New Delhi Member
9 Commissioner (CAD). Ministry of Water Resources, New Delhi Member
10. Chief Engineer, l.M.O. Central Water Commission, New Delhi. Member
11 Sh. S.T. Paul, Associate Professor, Water Land Management Institute, Post Box No. 6, H.P.O Dharvad-580001 Member

State Government Representatives (Secretary Engineer-in-Chief or his representative not below the rank of Chief engineer)

12. Andhra Pradesh Member
13 Madhya Pradesh Member
14. Maharashtra Member
15. Orissa Member
16 Rajasthan Member
17 Uttar Pradesh Member
18 Sh. L.N. Gupta, General, Manager, WAPCOS Member- Secretary


19. Sh. B.J. Parmar, Former Secretary to the Government of Gujarat, Plot No. 1173, Sector 3D, Gandhi Nagar 382007, Gujarat. Member
20. Sh. S.T. Deokule. Former Principal Secretary to Govt. of Maharashtra, Flat No. 2, Shyam Gokul, Natwar Nagar, Road No. 2, Jogeshwari (East), Bombay-400060. Member
21. Sit. R. K. Patil SOPPECOM, 133/134, Barne Road, Flat No. 2, Vasumati Apartments, Aundh, Pune-411007. Member
22. Prof.(Dr) Y.R.K. Reddy, Chairman, Yaga Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Flat No. 103, Clasic Court, 6-3-552/2, Hyderabad-500 082 (AP) Member

Terms of reference :

  1. To review Statewise present status of farmers participation programme (Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) and their physical and financial achievements vis-a-vis targets of Ninth Plan and to identify the impediments and short comings in its implementation.
  2. To formulate Statewise action plan for taking up PIM programme with physical targets and financial outlays for the Tenth Plan.
  3. To review and assess the training needs at various Ievels and to suggest financial requirements and action plan for its implementation.
  4. To review the status of monitoring and evaluation of PIM activities at the National/State/Project level and suggest improvements.
  5. To review the organizational institutional and legal changes made at the State level including modification of State Irrigation Acts and suggest further changes required in these aspects to promote and sustain the PIM programme during Tenth Five Year Plan.
  6. To assess the extent of involvement of NGOs in promoting PIM with the infrastructure set up available in the States. Also suggest the extent of financial support to be given to MGOs/Co-operatives/Voluntary Organisations/private entrepreneurs for PIM activities.
  7. To examine the role and feasibility of private sector participation in irrigation projects as well as the extent of privatization (i.e. the entire project or its components) so that the projects could be implemented and completed early to derive the benefits from the projects.
  8. To identify the projects in which private sector participation could be implemented.
  9. To consider administrative legal and financial aspects involved in private sector participation in irrigation projects.
  10. To take necessary steps for participation of beneficiaries and private sector in upkeep of assets created.

The Working Group may co-opt a Member(s) as may be required.

Expenditure of the Members on TA/DA in connection with the meetings of the Working Group will be borne by the respective Departments/Ministries/Organisations. Expenditure in respect of non-official Members will be borne by the Planning Commission as per rules and regulations of TA/DA as applicable to Group ‘A' Officers of the Government of India.

The Working Group shall submit its final report to the Planning Commission by 31st March.2001.