a sustainable way. So, this watershed is a geographical area which we can delineate as
per the topography, and that is the basis of the various management practices of the
water, land and other resources in that area.
So, when we talk about watershed managements, we will be discussing in the perspective
of sustainable management. Sustainable management means all the resources available in
the watershed. We will be managing in a way that it will be useful for the present
generation and the future generation. Hence, it is the management of all the resources
within the watershed.
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So, now, coming to the course objectives, the various course objectives are listed here to discuss various aspects of watershed development and management; so, that means the
resources within the watershed, it is technological, social, ecological, environmental,
sustainable, management issues in a holistic way. So, that is the main objective of this
The main focus will be the various technical aspects of watershed management. The
main emphasis will be on the perspectives on land and water management. So, we will
be discussing the various complex issues within a watershed and analyze the issues, and
we will be discussing the specific knowledge related to various issues of the watershed,
which we consider and its management in a holistic way.