DWM : DIPLOMA IN WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

Programme Type DIPLOMA
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Agriculture
Duration 1 Year
Medium ENGLISH HINDI
Specialization WATERSHED MANAGEMENT
Description

This programme has been developed with the support of the Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India. The Diploma in Watershed Management aims at developing competent human resource in the field of Watershed Development/Management. It intends to impart basic knowledge and skills for water harvesting, conservation and utilization, soil erosion and its management, integrated farming systems, animal husbandry, agro-forestry, funding, monitoring, evaluation and capacity building of watershed development programmes besides extension and communication skills for long term socio-economic development of the society. It will provide the basic understanding of various activities undertaken during the development of watersheds. The diploma programme also intends to address the workforce requirement of the watershed management and focus on upgrading the knowledge and skills of existing personnel in the Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP). The target group includes rural youth, social workers/volunteers working with NGOs/ government functionaries implementing watershed development programmes.

Job opportunities for the passouts of this programme include: Self Entrepreneurship, Soil Conservation and Agriculture/ Horticulture Inspectors, Agro-forestry Surveyors, Livestock Assistants Technicians/Supervisors in Government and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) dealing with watershed projects, Urban Housing Boards, Private Real Estate Builders, Soil Conservation Departments and Ground Water Boards.

Eligibility

10+2 or its equivalent;

English & Hindi

Fee Structure

Rs. 12,000/- for full Programme plus Registration fee of Rs.300/-

Programme Coordinator Dr. Mukesh Kumar, mkumar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572971

Course Details


Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
IMPHAL 1717: KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, (1717)
SHILLONG 1860P: ICAR RESEARCH COMPLEX (1860P)
KOHIMA 2032: LAND RESOURCE CENTRE, RUZAPHEMA (2032P)
BHUBANESHWAR 21194P: DIRECTORATE OF WATER MANAGEMENT (ICAR) (21194P)
BHUBANESHWAR 2100: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE BHUBANESHWAR LSC Code 2100
LUCKNOW 2720: LUCKNOW CHRISTIAN P G COLLEGE (2720)
RANCHI 32018: BIRSA AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY, RANCHI (32018P)
NAGPUR 3600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE NAGPUR LSC Code 3600
DELHI 3 Naraina 38022: IGNOU PROG. STUDY CENTRE (38022P)
TRIVANDRUM 40025: IWDM-K (40025P)
MADURAI 43086: The Gandhigram Rural Institute
ALIGARH 47038: JANTA COLLEGE, BAKEWAR, ETAWAH (47038)
VARANASI 48003P: DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY & DAIRYING, BHU VNS (48003)
PATNA 0500: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE PATNA LSC Code 0500
BIJAPUR 8500: Regional Centre Bijapur LSC Code 8500
JODHPUR 8800: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE JODHPUR LSC Code 8800