Government of Andhra Pradesh have constituted a
“Consortium on Productivity Enhancement in Irrigated Agriculture,”
on a project mode vide G.O. Ms. No. 189 Irrigation & CAD (PW: EA) Department, dated 19-09-2008.
Government Departments like Agriculture, Horticulture, Agri Marketing, Fisheries, Irrigation,
Animal Husbandry etc, besides ANGRAU, NGOs and certain private sector organizations dealing
with agricultural services to the farmers are members of the Consortium.
The project aims to scale up the adoption of identified location specific best crop and water
management practices in irrigated agriculture by strengthening the knowledge and skills of
farmers and to increase the net returns to the farmer. The Consortium
is housed in Centre for Good Governance (CGG), Hyderabad.