IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT PERCEPTION SURVEY

 
 

Name:

Profession / Occupation:

Address/Contact:

     
   
 
  In case of farmers, please indicate:  

 a. Your location
(at distributary's level):
Head
Middle
Tail

b. Land holding:
i. Category ii. Size of land holding
   Owner
   Tenant
   Lesee
   Sharecropper
   Other
   Small: 2.5 - 15 acre
   Middle: 15 - 25 acre
   Big: 25 - 50 acre
 
 
What do you know are the core functions of Irrigation Department?
 

a.
b.

c.

d.

 
 
Do you know that Irrigation Department is implementing a major reforms program?
 

Yes
No

 
 
Do you think reforms are necessary in Irrigation Department?
 

Yes
No

 Please provide your views about it:
 

 
 
In your opinion, what should be done to support the reforms?
(You may choose more than one.)
 




 
 
If you are a farmer, are you located in sweet groundwater area?
 

Yes
No

 
 
If Yes, do you know the major GW issues in your area?
 

a.
b.

 
 
What do you know about the water level in your area?
 

a.

 
 
What do you know about the groundwater quality?
 

a.

 
 
How is Irrigation Department's performance against the following indicators?
 

a. Rehabilitation of the system
b. Execution of Operation & Maintenance (O & M) works in time

c. Increase in amount of water delivered in the tail reaches

d. Decrease in water rotation

e. Expansion of water resources; building small dams/reservoirs

f. Improving and ensuring equity of water distribution at watercourses

g. Efficient system of water monitoring by the gauge reader

h. Improvement in abiana (water fee) collection rates

i. Efficiency in information dissemination on water delivery schedules

j. Sensitivity of socio-environmental issues

k. Facilitating PIM reforms (Participatory Irrigation Management) and capacity building of FOs (Farmer Organizations) / AWB (Area Water Boards) to work on the process

m. Increase in Farm income and employment

n. Reduction in cases of water theft due to good governance and monitoring

o. Reduction in the extent of water logging and salinity

 

 
 
What do you know about Participatory Irrigation Management?
 

a.

 
 
Who are the stakeholders and how can they participate in Participatory Irrigation Management ( PIM) process?
 

a.

 
 
Is this idea endorsed/backed by farmers?
 

Yes
No

 
 
Do you think due to Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) Reforms there has been
 

a. Reduction in government's Operation & Maintenance (O & M) expenditure for irrigation
Yes
No
If No then what are the gaps and deficiencies

b. Has there been improvement in water delivery at the tails and watercourse level?
Yes
No

c. Has there been reduction in cases of water theft?
Yes
No

d. Has there been increase in agronomic and economic productivity per unit of land and water?
Yes
No

 

 
 
Is there a representational involvement of stakeholders in FO's?
 

Yes
No

 
 
What do you know about the media campaign on Punjab Irrigation Sector Reforms and how did you find about it?
 

TV
Radio
Newspaper
Other

 
 
How did you find the message delivery?
 



 
 
What in you opinion is the best way of communication with community?
 

a.
b.

c.