Action Research Programme (ARP)

Action Research Programme (ARP)

The Action Research Programme (ARP) unit is located at Tiruvarur (60 km from IMTI, Thuvakkudy, Trichy) to cater the training needs of the Cauvery Delta farmers.


To closely study a sample site in a live irrigation system.

To identify, prioritise constraints faced by farmers and formulate corrective action.

Impact analysis and evaluation.


Conducting training programs to farmers and field staff viz. Irrigation Assistants, Irrigation Inspectors, Work Inspectors etc.,

Formation of Water Users' Association (WUA) by motivating and educating the farmers on appropriate water use techniques and Participatory Irrigation Management.

Financial support through matching grant (Rs.100/acre)from IMTI is provided to WUAs.

Monitoring the progress of WUAs

Guiding WUAs on procedures for renewal, maintenance of accounts, upkeep of records etc.,

Our Address

IMTI Tiruchirappalli Tamil Nadu Pincode: 620 015. Phone:(+91) 431 2500603 Fax:(+91) 431 2501110 Email: