Watershed development programs are required for holistic and sustainable development. It requires a good knowledge and understanding of various relevant disciplines
The per capita land and water availability is declining over the years. This widens the opportunity of Watershed approach .Now a days, it can be seen that project interventions through watershed approach is increasing and in coming time will continue at still faster pace.
Watershed management focuses on social and institutional aspects with a participatory approach.
Watershed management is emerging as new paradigm for natural resource management through planning for sustainable growth and development