The Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Rules, 2005

KERALA IRRIGATION AND WATER CONSERVATION RULES, 2005 KERALA GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY  PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY

Vol.L Thiruvananthapuram 10th December 2005 No. 2660 GOVERNMENT OF KERALA Water Resources (ISWC) Department

NOTIFICATION G. O. (P) No. 60/2005/WRD. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 5th December, 2005.

S. R. O. No. 1076/2005.— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 94 of .the Kerala. Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003 (31 of 2003), the Government of Kerala hereby make the following rules, namely:—

RULES

1. Short title and commencement.—(1)These rules may be called the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Rules, 2005.

(2) They shall come into force at once.

2. Definitions.—(1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) “Act” means the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003 (31 of 2003),

(b) “Form”.means form appended to these rules;

(c) “section” means a section of the Act.

(2) Words and expressions used and not defined in these rules but defined in the Act, shall have the meaning respectively assigned to them in the Act.

3. Regulation of abstraction of water from water courses.—

(i) The application for abstraction of water shall be submitted to the officer authorised under section 4 of the Act in Form No.1 appended to these rules accompanied by a fee of rupees fifty to be paid by means of treasury chalan.

(2) The terms and conditions for the abstraction of water from water courses shall be as follows:—

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(i) The maximum quantity that shall be drawn for the purpose of irrigation shall be fixed by the authorised officer depending on the crop pattern, crop period, area to be irrigated and the nature of soil;

(ii) The abstraction arrangements should be open for inspection at any time by the Departmental authorities;

(iii) The fee for abstraction of water shall be one rupee for every kilo litre and part thereof;

(iv) The permission once granted shall remain valid for a period of three years, unless it is cancelled before expiry of that period, for valid reasons.

(3) On receipt of the application under sub-section (1), the authorised officer may, after due inquiry, grant or refuse to granj’permission in the form of specific order for the abstraction of water within a period of 60 day’s from the date of application.

(4) Where permission is refused, it shall be communicated to the applicant showing the reasons for such refusal in writing.

(5) Where the permission is granted an undertaking or agreement shall be executed by the applicant as to the terms and conditions for abstraction of water.

4. Appeal,—(1) Any person or agency aggrieved by an order refusing to grant permission under sub-rule (3) of rule 3 may, within a period of 60 days from the date of receipt of such order, prefer an appeal to the Collector of the District.

(2) The appeal shall be in the form of a memorandum setting forth concisely the grounds for objection to the order, which is the subject of the appeal, and shall be accompanied by the original or certified copy of that order. The memorandum of appeal shall be submitted in duplicate.

(3) A fee of rupees one hundred shall be paid by means of a treasury chalan in respect of each appeal.

5. Construction and commissioning of irrigation works by the Government.— The particulars of the irrigation work to be published in the Gazette by the Government under section 8 of the Act shall include the following, namely:—

(i) Name of work

(ii) Details of estimate

(a) estimate cost

(b) actual cost (iii) Date of sanction

(iv) Date of commencement of work

(v) Ayacut area

(a) Village/Panchayat

(b) Taluk/District

(vi) Date of commissioning

(vii) Whether commissioning partly or fully.

6. Licence,—(1) The authority referred to in clause (b) and (c) of sub-section (1) of section 9 of the Act shall be the Executive Engineer under whose jurisdiction the irrigation work falls.

(2) -Every application for a licence under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 9 shall be submitted to the authority in Form No. 2 and every such application shall be 3

accompanied by a fee of rupees one hundred paid by means of a treasury chalan.

(3) The licence shall be issued in Form No. 3.

(4) Every licence issued under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 9 shall have the following terms and conditions namely:—

(i) the drawal of water shall be only for irrigation purpose;

(ii) the maximum quantity that shall be drawn for the purpose of irrigation as fixed by the Executive Engineer depending on the crop pattern, crop period, area to be irrigated and the nature of soil;

(iii) the drawal of water shall not affect the minimum draw down level.

(iv) the drawing arrangement shall not damage the existing structures or hinder the purpose of the irrigation work constructed; and

(v) the abstraction arrangement should be open for inspection by the Department authorities at any time.

7. Constitution of committee and form and manner of appeal-—(1) - An appeal preferred under section 12 of the Act shall be submitted to the committee consisting of the following members, namely:—

(1) Director of Agriculture

(ii) Chief Engineer (Irrigation and Administration)

(iii) Superintending Engineer concerned

(2) Every appeal shall be submitted in the form of a memorandum setting forth concisely the grounds for appeal and shall be accompanied by the order in original or certified copy of the order passed by the Collector under sub-section (4) of section 10.

(3) The appeal memorandum shall be accompanied by a fee of rupees five hundred paid by means of treasury chalan.

8. Form of notice.—The notice to be published by the Irrigation Officer under sub-section (1) of section 19 of the Act, shall be in Form No. 4.

9. Form of undertaking.— The undertaking to be obtained by the Irrigation Officer from the land owner under sub-section (3) of section 19 of the Act shall be in Form No.5.

10. Form of publication of statements showing lands benefited by the irrigation works.— (1) The statement to be prepared by Irrigation Officer under sub-section (1J of section 20 of the Act shall be in Form No. 6 and under sub-section (2) of section 20 of the Act shall be in Form No.7.

(2) An order passed under sub-section (5 ) of section 20 of the Act by the Tahsildar to the objector shall be communicated through registered post with acknowledgement due.

(3) Every appeal under sub-section (7) of section 20 of the Act shall be filed in the form of a memorandum setting forth clearly the grounds of appeal along with the original or a certified copy of me order appealed against and a fee of rupees one hundred to be remitted by means of treasury chalan.

11. Issue of certificate.— (1) The Tahasildar of the locality shall issue the certificate under sub-section (1) of section 21 of the Act in Form No. 8.

(2) Any person aggrieved by the issue of or by any of the conditions in the Certificate may apply to the Revenue Divisional Officer for the cancellation or modification, as the case may be, of the certificate.

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(3) On receipt of an application under sub-rule (2), the Revenue Divisional Officer may, after conducting an enquiry and after giving the owner an opportunity of being heard, for reasons to be recorded in writing, by order, cancel or modify or refuse to cancel or modify the order.

(4) Every appeal to the Collector under sub-section (5) of section 21 shall be in the form of a memorandum setting forth clearly the grounds of appeal along with the original or certified copy of the order appealed against along with a fee of rupees two hundred and fifty only to be remitted by means of treasury chalan.

(5) The application for the issue of the certificate under sub-section (7) of section 21 of the Act, shall be submitted to the Tahsildar within a period of 30 days from the date of the modified statement,

12. Levy of irrigation cess.—The cess payable under sub-section (2) of section 23 shall be paid within a period of 60 days from the date of notification of the rate of cess by the Government By remitting the amount to the Village Officer having jurisdiction over the area.

13. Form of order.—An order directing the defaulting owner to execute the portion of work under sub-section (2) of section 31 of the Act shall be in Form No.9. The estimate of the work shall be prepared by the Irrigation Officer as per the approved Public Works Department data based on the current schedule of rates and contractor’s profit may be excluded for this purpose.

14. The manner of realizing cost from the defaulting owner.—The Collector, or the Punja Special Officer or such other officer authorised by the Government, as the case may be, shall inform the actual cost of labour to the defaulting owner by means of a notice requesting him to remit the amount in the office of the Collector, or Punja Special Officer or such other officer authorised, as the case may be, within 60 days from the date of delivery of the notice. If the defaulting owner refuses or fails to remit the said cost amount within the time specified, the Collector shall initiate proceeding to realize the cost due from such defaulting owner in the same manner as if it were an arrear of public revenue due on land.

15. Constitution of the Committee of Padasekharam.—(1) There shall be constituted a Committee known as “Padasekharam Committee” and all owners of the land within a padasekharam shall be members of the Committee.

(2) Every Padasekharam Committee shall have an Executive Committee consisting of the members specified in sub-rule (3) and the execution of all programmes of the Padasekharam. Committee shall vest with the Executive Committee.

(3) The Executive Committee shall consist of the following members, namely:—

(a) three members elected from -farmers owning riot more than 0.4 hectare of paddy field in the concerned padasekharam from among themselves;,

(b) three members elected from farmers owning more than 0.4 hectare and not more than 2 hectares in the concerned padasekharam from among themselves;

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(c) three members elected from farmers owning more than 2 hectare of

paddy field in the concerned padasekharam from among themselves

(d) the Agriculture Officer of the Krishi Bhavan having control of the

concerned padasekharam shall be the ex-officio member.

(4) The Executive Committee shall elect a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and a Treasurer from among themselves.

(5) The Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer of the Executive Committee shall be the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer of the respective Padasekharam Committee.

(6) The term of office of the Executive Committee shall be three years.

(7) The Executive Committee shall meet at least once in two months.

(8) The quorum for the meeting of the Executive Committee shall be one third of the total membership

(9) The casual vacancies shall be filled up through bye-election and the members so elected shall hold office for the remaining period,

(10) The election to the Executive Committee of a Padasekharam Committee

shall be conducted by the Punja Special Officer in the following manner, namely:—

(a) The Committee shall meet at least 60 days prior to the date of expiration of its term and pass a resolution fixing the date, time and place for the conduct of the election to the new Committee. A copy of such resolution shall be submitted to the Punja Special Officer;

(b) The Punja Special Officer shall, on receipt of such a resolution, make arrangements to appoint an officer of the Agriculture Department as the Returning Officer and such other officers for the conduct of the election;

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(c) The Returning Officer shall prepare a list of farmers belonging to the category specified in sub-rule (3) and the same shall be published in the notice board of the village office concerned and in two dailies having wide circulation in the locality, calling objections;

(d) The Returning Officer shall also specify therein the time within which the objections to the said list may be filed, the date on which the final voters list shall be published, the time and the place at which nomination paper shall be filed as to the scrutiny of such nomination paper, withdrawal of nomination etc. and the time and place of polling etc;

(e) The Returning Officer shall be competent to prepare the form of nomination paper and all other things for the proper conduct of the election;

(f) The list of elected members shall be published, as soon as may be, after the election and a copy of the list shall be affixed in the notice board .of the village office concerned and published in two dailies having wide circulation in the area.

(g) If an Existing Committee do not take steps for the conduct of election, the Punja Special Officer shall take necessary steps for the conduct of election immediately after the term of the Existing Committee and the members shall continue until new Committee enters upon office.

(11) Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule, the first Executive Committee shall be elected from a list of farmers published as stated in sub-rule (10).

16. Functions of the Executive Committee.— The Executive Committee shall perform the following functions, namely:—

(i) Prepare an action plan every year for the development of-paddy cultivation,

(ii) Closely monitor the execution of activities as envisaged in the action plan.

(iii) Undertake development activities for encouraging profitable paddy cultivation.

(iv) Ensure maximum utilization of resources in padasekharam for increasing paddy production.

(v) Maintain proper accounts of the income and expenditure of the funds of the Padasekharam Committee.

17. Powers and duties of the Collector, Punja Special Officer or Officer authorised.—The Collector, Punja Special Officer or any other officer authorised by the Government under sub section (1) of section 31 shall exercise the powers and perform the duties under sections 31, 32 and 33 of the Act. In addition, they shall also supervise the work done by the Padasekharam Committee.

18. Realization of cost.—(1) The Irrigation Officer shall inform the land owner who fails to comply with the notice under sub-section (2) of section 39 the actual cost of the repair by means of a demand notice and direct him-to remit the amount in the office of the Irrigation Officer within 60 days from the date of delivery of the notice.

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(2) If the land owner refuses or fails to remit the amount specific Jin sub-rule (1) within the time stipulated therein, the Irrigation Officer shall report the matter to the Collector to initiate proceedings to realize the cost from such owned in the same manner as if it was an arrear of public revenue due .on land.

19. Fishing in reservoirs.— (1) Every person seeking previous permission for fishing under sub-section (1) of section 42 of the Act shall submit a written application, with a fee of rupees twenty-five for the purpose, to the Irrigation Officer concerned. The fee shall be remitted by means of a treasury chalan.

(2) The Irrigation Officer shall consider the application and may either grant or reject the application.

(3) Every permission shall be granted subject to the following terms and conditions, namely:—

(i) The person should have written permission of the custodian officer of the reservoir;

(u) During fishing, no structures, appurtenances, bunds etc. shall be damaged. If damaged, the cost thereof would be recovered with penal charges from the permit holder;

(iii) No dewatering is permissible for fishing;

(iv) The fee payable for fishing in a reservoir will be rupees one hundred per hectare, to be remitted by means of a treasury chalan;

(v) The permission issued shall be valid only for thirty days from the date of issue.

20. Levy of betterment contribution.—(1) The authorized officer shall prepare plans and estimate after an investigation is made in respect of land irrigated by the major irrigation work. The previous publication of the proposals under sub-section (1) of section 46 shall be in Form No. 10 and shall be published in the Gazette or in the notice board of the concerned local body.

(2) The authority authorized by the Government under section 4 of the Art may issue a demand notice directing the person concerned to remit the betterment contribution payable under section 46 of the Act in twenty equal annual instalments. The payment of the first instalment shall be made within a period of 30 days from the date of publication of the order by the Government under sub-section (4) of section 46 or from the date of the order revising the rate of betterment contribution under subsection (5) of the said section, as the case may be. The subsequent instalment shall be paid within the first week of the commencement of every financial year.

21. Registration of Farmers Association.—(1) Every Farmers Association formed under section 49 of the Act, shall submit an application for registration before the Chief Engineer (Irrigation and Administration), Water Resources Department who shall be the Registering Authority for the purpose of sub-section (9) of section 49 of the Act.

(2) The application for registration shall be accompanied by a bye-law duly approved by the Chief Engineer (Irrigation and Administration) which specifies the area of operation of the Association, rules and regulations of the Association, fee to be collected towards membership, the records to be maintained by the Association and the procedure for conducting audit of accounts and water budgeting.

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(3) The bye-law of the Association shall be amended only with the previous sanction of the- registering authority.

(4) On receipt of an application under sub-rule (1), if the registering authority is satisfied that the Association is liable to be registered, he may register the same and issue a certificate in Form No, 11.

(5) An Association registered under this rule may collect an annual fee of rupees fifty per hectare from its members for carrying out its functions under the Act.

22. Power to suspend or withdraw registration.— If the Farmers’ Association has failed to discharge the duties in accordance with the provisions of the Act or Rules, the Registering Authority may suspend or withdraw the registration granted under sub-rule (4) of rule 21:

Provided that before suspending or withdrawing the registration, the concerned Farmers Association shall be given an opportunity of being heard in the matter.

23. Term of office and other conditions of service of the members of the Dam Safety Authority.—(1) The term of office and other condition of service of the members of the Dam Safety Authority shall be as follows:—

(1) The term of office of the members of the Authority shall be four years.

(ii) The maximum age up to which a member can hold office shall be 62

years.

(iii) The pitting fee for the members shall be rupees five hundred per day. The Traveling Allowance and Daily Allowance shall be at the rate applicable to the Class I Officers of the State Government.

24. Staff of the authority.— (1) The Government shall, in consultation with the Chairman of the authority appoint the personal staff of the Chairman as per the following pattern:

(1) Personal Assistant : One

(2) Confidential Assistant : One

(3) Driver : One

(4) Peons : Two

(2) The Government shall, in consultation with the Authority, appoint such other officers and staff as may be required to assist the Authority. The terms and conditions of employment may be as ordered by the Government.

25. Recovery of cost incurred by Government.—The cost stipulated under sub-section (4) of section 62 of the Act shall be recovered as if it was an arrear of public revenue due on land.

26. Budget.-—The Authority shall prepare a budget for the next financial year showing estimated receipt and expenditure of each scheme relating to the administration before the first week of November each year in Form No. 12 and forward the same to the Government in the first week of December.

27. Accounts of the Authority.— (1) The accounts of the Authority shall be maintained for each financial year. The Member Secretary of the Authority shall be responsible for the proper maintenance of the accounts and records of the Authority.

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(2) Compilation of accounts arid preparation of accounts and budget shall be the responsibility of the Member Secretary of the Authority.

(3) Save as otherwise expressly provided in these rules, the provisions of the Kerala Treasury Code, the Kerala Financial Code, the Kerala Public Works Accounts Code, Stores Purchases Manual, other Departmental Manuals, standing orders or instructions applicable to departments of Government shall apply in all matters relating to drawal of funds, bill forms, meeting of expenditure, handling and maintenance of accounts, tendering of works, purchase of materials etc.

(4) The concerned officers shall exercise the administrative and financial powers, which are assigned to them by the Authority in relation to the purpose of carrying out the functions envisaged in the Act in the administration of the fund.

(5) All moneys received by the Authority or by any officer or employee of the Authority who have been authorized to receive in their official capacity shall be acknowledged and deposited into the Treasury in Form TR 5 without any delay. No portion of the amount collected shall be set apart for day-to-day expenditure.

(6) If the payment of arrears due to the Authority are received as cheque, an acknowledgement in Form No, 13 shall be given in the first instance. If the person tendering cheque demands payment receipt, the same shall be sent in his address after the cheque has been cleared and the proceeds thereof shall be credited to the Authority’s fund.

(7) A cheque register in Form No. 14 to maintain a record of the receipts and realisation of cheques shall be kept and it shall be inspected every month. A statement showing cheques outstanding at the commencement of the month, cheques received during the month, cheques realized during the month and cheques outstanding for realization with reason thereof shall be sent to the Member Secretary by the 15lh of the month immediately following.

(8) The officer who realizes fees and arrears due to the Authority and remits the same to the Treasury or Bank to the credit of the Authority’s fund shall maintain a remittance register in Form No. 15 showing particulars of amount remitted by cash and cheques.

(9) It shall be the responsibility of the Member Secretary of the Authority to ensure that the fees and arrears due to the Authority are promptly demanded, realized and credited to the Authority’s fund. He shall maintain a collection register in Form No. 17 in respect of all amounts realised and credited to the Authority’s fund. Besides, he shall also maintain a Demand, Collection and Balance Register in Form No. 17.

(10) The Member Secretary of the Authority shall submit a statement of amount realized and credited to the Authority’s fund in each month to the Authority by the tenth of the month immediately following after verification of credits shown in the statement.

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(11) The Member Secretary shall prepare and furnish a list of officers authorized to withdraw money from the Authority’s fund, to the Secretary, Water Resources Department and to the Accountant General (A&E/Audit).

(12) All officers of the Authority shall reply promptly to the orders and objections send by the Auditor letters, enquiries audit memorandum statements, etc. It shall be the responsibility of the Member Secretary to ensure that all audit objections relating to accounts of the Authority are satisfactorily and expeditiously answered. The officers may seek the assistance of the Member Secretary in settling audit objections.

The Member Secretary may obtain returns for specific period from the concerned officer of the Authority regarding the pending audit objections with reasons for prudence.

(14) The Authority shall prepare and maintain a Register of movable properties as prescribed in the Kerala Financial Code. In this Register, separate pages shall be allotted item-wise for each property. The properties received by transfer from the Government shall also be included in the said Register.

(15) The details regarding the lands transferred from the Government or purchased or acquired by the Authority shall be entered in the land register in Form No. 18.

(16) The Member Secretary shall enter the details regarding grants received by the Authority from Government, separately in a Register in Form No. 19. Expenditure to be incurred from each type of grant shall be entered separately in this Register. The amount shall be expended as per the terms and conditions of the grant. The officers utilizing the grants allotted to each specific purpose shall furnish utilization certificate to the appropriate authorities through the Member Secretary. They shall also submit a quarterly statement showing opening balance of grants, amount received, amount utilized and the closing balance at the end of each period* to the Member Secretary. An annual statement of this type shall also be furnished to the Member Secretary.

(17) An attendance register recording the name of employees, designation, attendance, date of absence from duty, leave, date of coming late, shall be maintained at each office of the Authority. The preparation of salary bills in acquittance roll shall be on the basis of the office-wise attendance register The details as to period of work done, rate of pay and allowance, deduction from the amount of advance, Provident Fund contribution and other items and the net amount received shall be entered in the salary bill or acquittance roll. The bills shall be checked and passed before the amount is drawn from the Fund for payment. Recoveries which are payable to the Government or Non-Government agencies shall be collected in cash and remitted to the concerned. As far as practicable, salary to officers may be disbursed by cheques. At the time of disbursement the requisite revenue stamps in the column provided in the salary bill or acquittance roll shall be affixed and the signature with date of the employee shall be recorded on it.

(18) All the drawing and disbursing officers of the Authority shall furnish the statement of accounts of the respective month to the Member Secretary at least before the 10”1 of the succeeding month. On receipt of the monthly accounts, the Accounts Wing of the Authority shall examine and consolidate the accounts before 25th of that month.

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(19) An annual statement of accounts in Form No. 20, along with income and expenditure statement and balance sheet shall be prepared and forwarded to the auditor within 30th June of each year. The account shall show the receipt and expenditure of each scheme.

(20) The Authority shall appoint a Chartered Accountant to audit its accounts and the accounts as audited, together with the report, shall be forwarded to the Government before the 30th September of every year. .

(21) The accounts furnished as certified by the Auditor with the audit report annexed thereof shall be laid before the Legislative Assembly.

28. Annual report of the Authority. —(1) The Authority shall prepare for every financial year a report based on its activities under the Act and submit the same to the Government before the 30’h June of the succeeding year and the Government shall cause the same to be laid, as soon as possible before the Legislative Assembly.

29. Recovery of costs from convicted person.—The cost incurred by the Irrigation Officer for carrying out the work shall be recovered from the convicted persons under section 73 of the Act, as follows:—

(i) The Irrigation Officer shall issue a demand notice to the convicted persons to remit the cost incurred by the Irrigation Officer;

(ii) Where the convicted person refuses or fails to remit the amount within the time specified in the demand notice, the Irrigation Officer shall report the matter to the Collector with a request to recover the amount from the assets of the convicted persons under the provisions of the Kerala Revenue Recovery Act, 1976 as amended from time to time.

30. Notice of entry and inspection etc.—Every notice under sub-section (1) of section 81 shall be issued in Form No, 21.

31. Payment of compensation.— For the purpose of sub-section (5) of section 81 the officer referred to in sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) of section 81 shall assess the quantum of damage caused to the owner based on the prevailing market rates and determine the amount of compensation payable to the owner and the amount shall be paid to the owner by means of cheque..

32’. Appeal to Government.—Every appeal under sub-section (3) of section 85 of the Act shall be filed in the form of a memorandum setting forth clearly the grounds of appeal along with the original certified copy of the order appealed against with a fee of rupees one hundred only, to be remitted by means of treasury chalan.

33. Appointment of non-officials to the Water Management and Utilisation Board,—The non-officials to be appointed as members under section 90 shall be those persons who have experience pr expertise in the field of irrigation and water conservation.

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 1 [See rule 3 (1)]

Application for permission for the abstraction of water

To

The..............................................................

1. Name of applicant :

2. Place of residence and address :

3. Purpose :

4. Name of water course :

5. Location of abstraction and :

mode of abstraction

6. Quantity of water to be drawn :

7. Period of drawal :

8. Amount paid :

9. Extent of irrigable land held : with survey No

10. Nature of crop :

11. Cropping pattern :

12. Chalan No. :

I/We declare that I /We shall abide by the terms and conditions for the abstraction of water.

Place:

Date: Signature of the applicant.

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No.-2

[See rule 6 (2)]

Application for licence under section 9 of the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003

To

The........................................

District.................................

1. Name of applicant :

2. Father’s Name :

3. Place of residence and Address :

4. Purpose :

5. Location of abstraction :

(Village, Taluk, District)

.

6. Name and details of

irrigation work :

7. Quantity of water allowed : to be drawn

8. Period of drawal :

9. Extent of irrigable land : held with survey No.

10. Amount paid :

11. Chalan No. :

I declare that I shall abide by the terms and conditions of the licence.

Place:

Date: Signature of applicant.

OFFICE USE Issued licence/Rejected vide order No.................................dated......................

Rejected vide order No............................................dated...........................

(Reasons to be stated)

Dated Signature of the issuing authority.

(Office Seal)

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 3

[See rule 6 (3)]

Licence under section 9 of the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003

Fee Rs.: Licence No.:

This licence is granted to permit the under mentioned person/agency using water from.......................................... Irrigation work owned controlled or maintained by the Government for -under mentioned purpose for the period from.......................to..............

1. Name of person/Agency

2. Place or residence and address :

3. Purpose :

4. Quantity of water allowed to be drawn : 5. Period of drawal :

6. Extent of irrigable land held : with survey No.

7. Date of issue of licence . :

8. Date &f expiry of licence :

Place:

Date: Signature of the issuing Authority.

(Seal)

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 4

(See rule 8)

NOTICE

Whereas it has been decided to start the work of field channel namely....................

..................................., the following statement is published as required under sub-section (1) of section 19 of the Kerala In’igation and Water Conservation Act, 2003.

(1) Alignment details like length etc.

(2) Hydraulic particulars like discharge, ayacut etc.

1. Nature of work

2. Proposed amount

The owners of land must intimate the undersigned within one month from the date of service of the notice whether they desire to carry out the work by themselves. If so, they may submit an undertaking in Form No. 5 within 30 days.

Place:

Date :

Irrigation Officer. 16

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 5

(See rule 9)

UNDERTAKING

I/We..... am/are the land owner/

owners of the land having an extent of....................... ..........................................

area in survey numbers.............of................village................................................

taluk...................................................................district hereby agree to carry out the work of field channel namely....................................................... as per the directions of the Executive Engineer, Irrigation division..............................................................................................I/We hereby undertake to carry out and complete the work at my own/our cost on or before ..........................................

Place: Signature of the Land owner/owners

Date: with name and address.

Witness:

(1)

(2)

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 6

STATEMENT

[See rule 10 (1)]

Name of Irrigation Work:...................................................................................

Land Benefited or capable of being benefited

Nature of crop cultivated or proposed to

be cultivated

General pattern of

cropping adopted

or proponed to be

adopted

(1) Name of land holder

(2) Taluk

(3) Village

(4) Sy. No.

(5) Class

(6) Extent H.A. Sq.M.

(7)

(8)

Place : Date :

To

Tahsildar

Irrigation Officer. 18

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 7

STATEMENT

[See rule 10 (1)]

Name of Irrigation work commissioned partly or fully before the commencement of the Act

Name of the Irrigation work .................................................................................

Land Benefited or capable of being benefited

Nature of crop cultivated or proposed to be cultivated

General pattern of croping adopted or proposed to be adopted

(7) Name of land holder

(8) Taluk

(9) Village

(10) Sy. No.

(7)

(8)

(11) Class

(12) Extent H. A

Sq.M.

Place : Date :

Irrigation Officer.

To

Tahsildar

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 8

CERTIFICATE

[See Rule 11 (1)]

Under section 21 of the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003, it is hereby certified that the landholder mentioned below holds the under mentioned area of land of crops cultivated therein. He/She is liable to pay the annual irrigation cess levied under sub-section (1) of section 23 of the Act.

Name of the holder (Taluk, Village)

Class

Taluk

Village

Sy.No

Extent H. A

Name of crop cultivated

Name of irrigation work

Remarks

(l)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

Place:

Date :

Tahsildar

(Seal)

20

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 9

(See rule 13)

ORDER

Whereas Sri/Smt.................................................................................being a

defaulting owner under section 31 of the Kerala Irrigation and Water Conservation Act, 2003 and whereas.........................................................

......................being the authorized officer, do hereby order that

Sri/Smt ................................................................................................................

shall execute the portion of the work specified below within a period

of.........................................months/days failing which the estimate cost of the

work of Rs..........................(Rupees)..................................based on the current

Public Works Department schedule of rates shall be recoverable from you.

Details of the perform of work to be executed:

Place: Irrigation Officer.

Date :

(Seal)

21

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 10

NOTICE

[See rules 20(1)]

Whereas it has been decided to levy a betterment contribution in respect, of

.................................(here enter name of work). Any person concerned who

has any objection or suggestion to offer regarding entries in the table below may file the same with .his/her signature before the undersigned within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Gazette.

1.

Dry lands which are likely to be benefited

Sl No.

Area

Gross annual

Income per hectare

Settlement Tharam

2.

Single crop wet lands

3.

Double crop wet lands

4.

Other lands

Place: Date :

Signature : Designation 22

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 11

[See rule 21 (4)]

REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE

No.

..........................................................................................Farmers’

Association at.................................................having Register number

.................................. of ..........................................................District

is hereby recognized as the agency for promoting irrigation activities in the area mentioned below.

Area

Chief Engineer

(Irrigation & Administration)

Water Resource Department

Place:

Date;

(Seal) 23

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 12 (See rule 26)

THE KERALA DAM SAEETY AUTHORITY

Budget Estimate for the year ...............

Accounts

for the

year

Budget

Allocation

for the

previous

year

(as revised

if any)

Actual

expen-

diture

from

1/4 to

31/12

Anticipated

expenditure

for the

period

from 1/1

to 31/3

Total of

column

3&4

Budget

estimate

for the

current

year

Remarks

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

Place: Date:

(Seal)

Chairman 24

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 13

[See rule 27 (6)]

THE KERALA DAM SAFETY AUTHORITY

Date:..........................

Received from............................................................................by cheque

No ..dated for Rs....................(Rupees)............................

drawn by..................................on.......................................Bank subject

to realisation.

Signature

Designation

(Seal) 25

WATER RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

FORM No.14

[See rule 27 (7)]

CHEQUE REGISTER

Sl.No

Date

Particular of cheques received

Date

Amount

Bank on which drawn

Details of account

No & date of acknowledgement

Date of entry in cash book

Folio page of cash book

Date of remittance to Treasury book

Date of clearance and credit in the treasury Accounts of the authority

Remarks

Signature of Officer

From whom

Cheque No

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

26

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 15

[See rule 27)8)]

REMITTANCE REGISTER

Date of remittance

On what account (Name of receipt of particulars of the amount shall be furnished here)

Amount

Head of Accounts or remittance

Signature of the Officer

Acknowledgement of the Treasury

1

2

3

4

5

6

27

WATER RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

Form No. 16

[See rule 27 (9)]

COLLECTION REGISTER

Date

Particulars of receipt

Receipt No

Fees

Service charges

Other receipts

Grants received

Loan received

Interest paid on

Receipts

Total

Date of remittance

Treasury chalan No

Remarks

Signature of Officer

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

28

WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Form No. 17

[See rule 27 (9)]

DEMAND COLLECTION AND BALANCE REGISTER

Sl.No

Name and address of the person from whom the arrear due

Ref. No/ file No.

Arrears of previous year if any

Demand of current year

Collection (Amount Receipt No & Date)

Balance

Remarks

Signature of Office

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

29

WATER RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 18

[See rule 27 (15)]

LAND REGISTER

Sl.No

Transfer/ purchase acquisition

For whom purchased

For what purpose

Reference on under taking award

Extent and survey No. of land

Survey No. and Boundaries

Payment No.s and other details

Brief details building if any transferredalone

Signature of Officer

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

30

WATER RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 19

[See rule 27 (16)]

REGISTER OF GRANTS

Major Head

Minor Head

Sub Head

Nature of grant

Year

Conditions of grant

Sanction of order No. and date

Date of drawl of grant

Amount

Details of expenditure incurred

Balance of at the end of the year

Signature of officer

Month

Vr. No

Date

Amount

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

Note: Each category of grant received should be accounted in separate pages.

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WATER RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 20

[See rule 27 (19)]

THE KERALA DAM SAFETY AUTHORITY

ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS FOR THE CURRENT YEAR

PART I

GENERAL REVENUE ACCOUNT

RECEIPT ACCOUNT

Head of account

Actual receipt with previous year

Budget estimate for current year

Revised budget estimate for current year

Actual amount received for current year

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

PART II

CAPITAL ACCOUNT

PART III

32

DEBIT SUSPENSE ACCOUNT

WATER RESOURCE DEPARTMENT

FORM No. 21

(See rule 30)

NOTICE

[for investigation/inspection/test/examination/survey/measurement provided under sub-section (1) of section 81 of the Act]

Name of work

Village/Villages in which land lies

Class of land

Survey No. of other particulars of the lands comprising the class of land in column (4)

Extent of land mentioned in column (4)

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

Notice is hereby given that the land mentioned above is proposed for executing irrigation work and that it is proposed to be inspect/tested/examined/measured by me on the date and time specified below.

Time:

Date:

Deputy Tahasildar/ AE WRD

By order of the Governor

K.J Mathew

Principal Secretary to Government

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